Albert W. Bishop
November 6, 1934 - February 4, 2017
Service Date: February 12, 2017
Family and friends are invited to call on Sunday, February 12, 2017 from 1:00 - 3:30 p.m. at the Autumn Green Funeral Home, 47 Oak St., in Alfred, ME.
Albert W. Bishop, 82, a longtime resident of Wadleigh Pond in Lyman, died suddenly from suffering a heart attack while coming back to Maine, in Lowell, Massachusetts. He was bound and determined to get his Patriots Jersey and watch the Super Bowl with his daughter, Denice, and family.
Albert was born on November 6, 1934 in Calais, Maine the son of Albert W. and Beulah S. (Crockett) Bishop, Sr. He moved with his family to Upton, Massachusetts as a youngster and received his education locally. Following high school, Al served in the US Army, from 1958 – 1964, where he served with distinction as a medic.
Al was a master cabinet maker, who started his own business in Milford, Massachusetts through-out the ‘60’s and bought out Olsen Woodworking Company. He was well known for his integrity in his business practices and his talents were evident in the beautiful kitchen’s he designed. When you entered a home, you knew Al’s signature style and taste in woods, stain and functionality.
In 1990, Al and his wife Anne, moved to Wadleigh Pond in Lyman, where they made many friends and enjoyed country living. He had his workshop that kept him busy and once in a while he enjoyed hunting. Al was a devoted husband and father who loved spoiling his grandchildren. He was a kind and generous neighbor and will be missed by all who had the good fortune of knowing him.
He is lovingly survived by his daughter, Denice M. Morais and husband Joe; his three grandsons, Jeffrey Morais and wife Jacqueline; Christopher Morais and wife Jennifer and their 3 year old daughter, Marisa; and Timothy Morais, all of Milford, Massachusetts; his sister, June Eaton of Brooklyn, Maine and his brother, Alan Bishop of Florida; and several nieces and nephews.
Al was predeceased by his wife Anne (Riley) Bishop in 2010 and by his sister, Elizabeth Aldrich.
Family and friends may call on Sunday, February 12, 2017 from 1:00 – 3:30 p.m. at the Autumn Green Funeral Home, 47 Oak St., in Alfred. Al will be laid to rest with military honors at Chadbourne Cemetery, next to his wife Anne, later in the spring.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to DAV, T W Bazemore Chapter # 19, P.O. Box 1294, Sanford, ME 04073 or to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
The Autumn Green Funeral Home is respectfully handling arrangements.