Nicole Bishop

October 18, 1940 - June 12, 2020

Nicole Bishop, 79, a resident of Lee County for the past 19 years, formerly of Carmel, IN, passed away Friday, June 12, 2020 in Cape Coral.  She was born October 18, 1940 in Noranda, Quebec to Robert and Georgette (Simoneau) Marcoux, now deceased. 

Nicole was a member of the First Christian Church of Ft. Myers.  After Nicole graduated high school in Montreal, Quebec at the age of 16, she went to work to help provide for her family. At the age of 18, she moved to the US with her family. At the age of 19 she met and married the love of her life, Jerry and soon became the mother of three. Throughout her life, Nicki, as she liked to be called, made a lot of friends. She and Jerry got into the Amway business in the 1970’s, they each obtained their single engine pilots licenses, and even were a big part of their grandchildren’s lives. She and Jerry moved to Florida in 2001, where they shared their home with Jerry’s mom and granddaughter Andrea.  She will be greatly missed.

She is survived by her two loving children, Lynn Burris of Cape Coral and Bryan Bishop (Mindi) of Carmel, IN; one brother, Jean Claude Marcoux (Lucille) of Canada; one sister, Michelle Marcoux also of Canada; ten grandchildren, Jeremy, Matthew, Thomas, Christopher, Ethan, Sadie, Ciara, Andrea, Molli, and Graci;  three great grandchildren, Noah, Mackenzie, and Marley as well as several nieces and nephews.

Nicole was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Blaine Bishop in 2016; daughter, JoAnn Kay Basler and a sister, Rita Marcoux.

Memorial Services will be held at a later date to be announced via

Memorial Contributions in memory of Nicole Bishop are suggested to Campus Crusade for Christ, 100 Lake Hart Rd., Orlando, FL 32832.

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.


  1. Ali Moulton Jun 16, 2020 at 12:12 pm

    I beyond sorry for your loss. Lynn if you should need anything please let me know.
    So happy that your mom and dad are together in heaven.

  2. Joanne Bergen Jun 16, 2020 at 5:10 pm

    To my sweet friend. My heart breaks for you and your family. I love you with all my heart. I’m only a phone call away. Do not hesitate, any time day or night.

  3. Lucie St-Cyr Jun 17, 2020 at 7:47 am

    To my friend that i loss
    and the sadness that i’m in
    i will never forget her, she was one
    person that you want to tell every thing
    and she always understand.
    rest in peace my friend
    i’ll see you again one day.

  4. Dr. Tom Ley Jun 18, 2020 at 5:01 am

    I am very sad for the whole family’s loss! But, she and Jerry are together again! I am so glad that we had a Facebook conversation less than 1 month ago. I am sad, but I think she is very happy. The photo shows her great smile and personality!

  5. Helene Joosten Stearns Jun 25, 2020 at 5:27 pm

    No words for me to express my sadness , my sympathy to all of you especially Lynn, Andrea and Michele (who I knew most) I will miss Nicole as we had a history of French speaking 💕 May she Rest In Peace now with Jerry and Joanne, as they are all watching over you 😇🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻 I am here if you need 😇God bless

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