Posted July 29, 2012, at 7:50 p.m.

OLD TOWN – Natalie Annette DeOrsey, 85, wife of the late James F. DeOrsey, went home to her Lord Saturday, July 28, 2012, after a brief illness. She was born Sept. 20, 1926, in North Adams, Mass., daughter of Mary and Lew Crouch.

She is survived by her son, James DeOrsey; daughter, Maryanne Howe and her husband, David; grandchildren, Barbara, David, Jennifer, Leslie, Shawna, Darren and Adam; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are welcome to call 2-4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, at Brookings-Smith, 133 Center St., Bangor. Interment will be at Fairview Cemetery, Grafton, Mass. Those who wish to remember Natalie in a special way may make gifts in her memory to Bangor Humane Society, 693 Mount Hope Ave., Bangor, ME 04401. Condolences to the family may be expressed at