OLD TOWN – Agnes M. Bishop, 85, died June 3, 2010, at a local hospital. She was born July 16, 1924, in Old Town, a daughter of Joseph and Anna (Dube) Lagasse. Agnes was a devoted communicant of Holy Family Catholic Church, a 60-plus year member of Daughters of Isabella, an active member of the Red Hat Society, and past member of Old Town Senior Citizens and Eagles Club. Agnes loved to dance and laugh. She loved her family and friends, and dearest of all to her were her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Throughout the years she made numerous trips on Cyr Bus Lines tours to Florida and Branson, Mo. For many years, she and her husband, Wilson, collected dolls and stuffed animals throughout the year to give away at the Holy Family children’s Christmas party for families in need. Agnes is survived by two daughters, Nancy Dickey and her husband, David, of Melbourne, Fla., and Judy Moore and her husband, David, of Milford; three grandchildren, Karen Thomas and her husband, Michael, of Milford, Conn., Andrew Moore and his wife, Jessica, of Old Town and Jennifer Gallant and her husband, Kevin, of Milford; two great-grandchildren, Reilly and Bella Moore; a sister, Ruth Burke of Old Town; brother, Ronald Legasse of Jacksonville, Fla.; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband of 49 years, Wilson; her two best friends, Normand Deschaine and Priscilla Dionne; and seven siblings. The family thanks Joseph and Paula Goudreau and all the staff of The Country Villa Retirement Home, Bangor, and her caregiver, Melanie Lyons, for the wonderful care and attention given to Agnes during the last two years. Friends may call 5-7 p.m. Sunday at Birmingham Funeral Home, 438 Main St., Old Town, where members of Daughters of Isabella will recite prayers 5:30 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Monday at Parish of the Resurrection of the Lord, Holy Family Church, 429 Main St., Old Town. Burial will be after at St. Joseph Cemetery, Old Town. Memorial contributions may be made to Resurrection Parish Building Fund, 429 Main St., Old Town, ME 04468. Condolences may be left at www.birminghamfuneralhome.com.
AGNES M. BISHOP
Posted June 04, 2010, at 7:18 p.m.