Kathleen's Story

DOVER-FOXCROFT - Kathleen F. Grant Bishop, 91, passed away November 19, 2014, at a local nursing home. She was born in Milo, to Floyd and Lula Belle Grant on Aug 19, 1923.

Kathleen, "Kay", moved to Dover-Foxcroft and worked as a telephone operator and as a clerk at J.J. Newberry's when she was young. She also worked in the many businesses she shared with her husband until she retired in 1994. She enjoyed fishing, bowling and bingo, and more recently going to the casino or shopping.

She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Raymond Bishop, and their two children, Timothy Bishop and his wife, Lori, of Dexter and Lori Nelson of Dover-Foxcroft. She is also survived by two sisters, Mary Libby of Connecticut and Bessie Bush of Dover-Foxcroft; a sister-in-law, Marlene Lyford and her husband, Doug, of Dover-Foxcroft; as well as six grandchildren, and 15 great grandchildren, all living in Maine.

In lieu of flowers the family asks that memorial contributions be made to the Maine Parkinson Society, 359 Perry Road, Bangor 04401. Arrangements are in the care of the Lary Funeral Home. Condolences and memories may be expressed at www.laryfuneralhome.com.
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