Gloria Suante Bishop
Gloria Suante Bishop
  • April 17, 1944 - December 11, 2017
  • Anchorage, North Carolina

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Gloria Suante Bishop, 73, of Anchorage, Alaska, passed away Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, in the SECU Hospice House of Brunswick, Bolivia.

Born in Manilla, Philippines, on April 17, 1944, she was one of 14 children born to Brunhildo and Maxima Andrade Lachica. Gloria was a member of the Catholic church by faith. She was a lady who loved spending time outdoors, gardening and reading. Gloria was devoted to her family especially her grandchildren, she loved to cook for them and will be remembered for making sure that no one left her home hungry.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 11 brothers and sisters.

Survivors include a son, Charles E. "Chuck" Bishop III of Leland; a daughter, Suzanne Bishop of Watson, Minn.; their father, Charles E. Bishop Jr. of Wasilla, Alaska; two sisters, Nening Lachica and "Zeny" Fisher; four grandchildren, Devin Whitaker, Ashton Bishop, Amerie Bishop and Aidyn Bishop; and best friends, Sancha Polk of Goldsboro and Belle Cayanan of Anchorage.

Memorial services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15, in the chapel of White Funeral and Cremation Service, Supply.

You are invited to a visitation with the family from noon to 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Online condolences are encouraged and may be offered at

White Funeral and Cremation Service, Bolivia/Supply chapel.