Myron L Bishop Jr

August 17, 1947 –  November 12, 2012 

Myron L. Bishop Jr., best known as “Mike”, 65 of Manchester, passed away Nov. 12, 2012 at CMC with his family by his side. He was born in Worcester, MA on Aug 17, 1947 to Byron L and Lorraine (Kimball) Bishop. The family relocated to NH in the late 1950’s. During his lifetime in the Manchester area, Mike was best known for his pawn shop, Treasure Chest Coins and later for his video store, Mike’s Video. He was most recently known at his friend’s business, Mickey’s Pawn Shop, where he spent most of his time doing what he most enjoyed, finding treasures and striking deals. Mike had a love of metal detecting, science and astronomy. He was also a talented artist sketching and working with oil painting in his earlier years. He was always a history and movie buff and could have put most people to shame on Jeopardy. Mike was overflowing with knowledge and loved to share it. He will be deeply missed by his companion of 12 years, Sandra Zyliak, as well as his kindred spirit, Brenda Cunningham. He leaves behind two daughters, Shawna M.(Bishop)Johnson of Goffstown, Debra A.(Bishop)Curtis and her husband, Richard of Weare; five grandchildren, Paul D. Johnson Jr., Skye M. Dimond, Stephanie M. Marte, all from Manchester, Kimberly A. Johnson and her fiance, Robert MacDonald, of Canaan, and Paul Dimond Jr., of Weare; two great grandchildren, Jasmine Marte and Liam A. MacDonald, along with several nieces, nephews and cousins. He will be remembered fondly by his lifelong dear friends, Jim and Norma Guinesso. He was predeceased by his parents and also his sister, Gloria (Bishop)High.

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