Doris F. Bishop

12 years ago

    HOULTON – Doris Fern Bishop, 80, died April 3, 2012 at a local health care facility. She was born August 10, 1931 in Monticello, the daughter of Frank and Mildred (Kneeland) Prosser.

    Doris enjoyed crocheting and knitting for her family and friends. She was well known for her green thumb, growing beautiful houseplants.


    Doris is survived by one son, Steven Bishop of NY; two daughters, Diane Phillips and Pauline Swimm, both of Houlton; 17 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren; three brothers, Charles Prosser of FL, Wendall Prosser of Pittsfield, Basil Prosser of AZ; two sisters, Alice Miller of Mars Hill, Carolyn Graham of CT; several nieces and nephews.

    She was predeceased by her husband, Antoine Bishop; her son, Joseph Bishop; two daughters, Margaret Brooker and Catherine Wright; two brothers, Earl Prosser and Murray Prosser; and her sister, Patricia Saddler.

    Friends called at the Dunn Funeral Home from 11 a.m. Thursday until the time of the service at 1 p.m. with Rev. Wayne Robertson officiating. Spring interment will be in the New Limerick Cemetery. Gifts may be made in Doris’ memory to Madigan Estates Activity Fund or the charity of one’s choice, c/o Dunn Funeral Home, 11 Park Street, Houlton, 04730. Online condolences and guest book: