CARIBOU – Philip Bishop, 80, husband of the late Thelma (Malenfant) Bishop, died Feb. 12, 2010, in Presque Isle. He was born July 14, 1929, in Caribou, the son of Maxime and Mattie (Theriault) Bishop. He was educated in the Caribou school system and served with the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a self-employed carpenter in the local area for many years. Philip was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church and was a life member of Lister-Knowlton Post No. 9389 Veterans of Foreign Wars. He is survived by four sons, Philip David Bishop and his wife, Sheila, of Washburn, Timothy Bishop of Caribou, Michael Bishop and his wife, Mary, of Thibodeau, La., and John Bishop and his wife, Debra, of Caribou; three daughters, Cheryl Jones and her husband, Mark, Gail Bragdon, all of Presque Isle, and Carla Frank of Texas; 11 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews; and a sister-in-law, Juliett Bishop of Caribou. He was predeceased by his brothers and sisters. Friends may call 10:30 a.m. until the time of services Tuesday, Feb. 16, at Mockler Funeral Home, 24 Reservoir St., Caribou, with military services being held 10:30 a.m. by the officers and members of the VFW. A funeral Mass will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday at Parish of the Precious Blood Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Spring interment will take place at Old Holy Rosary Cemetery. For an online register, please go to