BANGOR – Paul Thomas Manship, 75, died Jan. 25, 2006, at his home in Bangor. He was born Dec. 27, 1930, in Vanceboro, the son of Earl Jerome and Alice Helena (Wilson) Manship Sr. Paul had been a barber in Houlton and Portland and was the former owner and operator of Manship’s Variety and Lil Peach of Portland. He was an avid fisherman and was a member of the Bangor Senior Citizens. Surviving are his wife, M. Joyce (Estey) Manship of Bangor; five children, Wanda Scott of Houlton, Clair Manship of Florida, Michael Manship of California, Gregory Manship and Jeffery Manship, both of Massachusetts; seven grandchildren; one brother, James C. Manship of Bangor; a sister, Dolores Dodge of Northfield; several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by three brothers, Earl Jr., Joseph and Clair. Relatives and friends are welcome to call 6-8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29, at Brookings-Smith, 133 Center St., Bangor. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 30, at St. John’s Catholic Church, York Street, Bangor, with the Very Rev. Richard C. McLaughlin, pastor, celebrant. Interment will be in Mount Pleasant Catholic Cemetery.