BREWER AND PATTEN - Gary E. Bishop, 71, died April 26, 2015, in Bangor. He was born September 18, 1943, in Island Falls, the son of Sylvio and Mary (Corriveau) Bishop.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served in Vietnam. Gary was a member of Rising Virtue Lodge No. 10 of Bangor, Anah Shriners in Bangor, and he was a Past Patron of Tuscan Chapter No. 148, OES.
He is survived by his wife of 16 years, Patricia (Cunningham) Bishop; his sister, Madeline and Donald Campbell of Patten; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his parents; his brother, Norman; his sister, Irene Pond; and his stepson, James D. MacArthur III.
A graveside service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Main St. Flags c/o Martin Arbo, P.O. Box 88, Patten, ME 04765. For online condolences and guest book, please visit www.bowersfuneral.com.