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Sylvia H. Bishop (1948-2017)

Sylvia Helene Bishop

FARMINGTON - Sylvia Helene Bishop, 68, passed away on Feb. 6, 2017 at Sandy River Center.

She was born on Sept. 27, 1948, in Rumford, the daughter of Harold B. Bishop of East Dixfield and Evelyn Webber Oliver of Chesterville.

Sylvia grew up in East Dixfield and throughout her life, she was a very loving and happy woman. She touched many lives at Victorian Villa in Canton and Sandy River Center in Farmington. She loved music and picking on “Papa” and her family. She loved to make you laugh and always was ready to say a prayer for anyone. She will be missed by all – ‘til we meet again’.

She is survived by; her sister, Pat Wilcox and husband Clark of Chesterville; and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her two brothers, Donald Mayo and Robert Mayo.

Donations in Sylvia’s memory may be made to the Franklin County Animal Shelter, 550 Industry Road, Farmington, ME 04938.

A Celebration of Life will be held later in the spring. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Dan & Scott’s Cremation & Funeral Service, 488 Farmington Falls Rd., Farmington, ME 04938.

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  1. Pat and family.
    So sorry to hear of Sylvia passing. May she rest in peace and out of pain. You are in my prayers and
    thoughts at this sad time.
    Love to all,
    Valerie

  2. Sylvia you look like a fine lady RIP.

  3. Pat and Clark,
    I am so sorry for your loss and Sylvia.... AKA "coconut" will be truely missed! I will never forget how she made me smile and all the great fun we had at sandy river center. She brought great joy to everyone she encountered and she will ALWAYS hold a place in my heart! May my "coconut" rest in peace and pain free now.

    Tanya ( SRC Activities)

  4. My sincerest condolences to pat and clark.
    Sylvia AKA "coconut" always made me laugh during my visits up on zions hill.

  5. Oh Coconut! She brightened my day when I would walk in to work in the mornings. Always smiling and gave the absolute best hugs and Let me tell you that this woman knew how to boogie!!! You are going to be missed very much and I hold a special place in my heart for you! "YOU CHICKEN" :)

  6. Pat, Clark & family, so very sorry for your loss.

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