Baldwinville-Michael J. Bishop, 55, died Thursday, January 13, 2022 at Heywood Hospital after a sudden illness.
Michael leaves his wife, Shannon B. (Daly) Bishop; eight children, Megan Marie Bishop of NH, Robert John Bishop of NH, Shannon Pearce of NH, John Michael Bishop of NH, Sean Patrick Bishop of Gardner, Dejia A. Rodriguez of MA, Jonnny Rivera of MA and Kailey Rachel Bishop of MA; seven grandchildren; one sister, Ginette Giblin and her husband, Michael of Billerica; one brother, Fr. Marc J. Bishop of Arlington, and a large and loving extended family.
Michael was born in Saugus on July 12, 1966 a son of the late John A. and Rachel Y (Robillard) Bishop. He graduated from Shawsheen Technical High School in Billerica in 1984. He served in the Army National guard and was activated and mobilized to Iraq in 2007 and 2008. He retired as a Lieutenant from the Massachusetts Department of Corrections .
He enjoyed riding his motorcycle and going on family vacations at Camp Wulamat in NH. He loved to spend his free time with his wife and children as family meant everything to him.
His funeral will be held on Thursday, January 20, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. in the Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols Street, Gardner, MA 01440.
His burial with military honors will follow at 1:00 p.m in the Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 111 Glennallen Street, Winchendon, MA 01475.
Calling hours will be on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. in the Mack Family Funeral Home, 105 Central Street, Gardner, MA 01440.
To leave an online condolence please visit www.mackfamilyfh.com
Kevin J.Mack and Walter C. Taylor funeral directors.