BELFAST – Pamela North Gerrish, 68, died Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012. She was born May 3, 1944, daughter of Robinson R. and Charlotte Cooper North.
Pam attended Crosby High School, and received her registered nursing degree from St. Joseph School of Nursing and nurse practitioner degree from LaRoche University, Pittsburgh. She had a long and distinguished career at Waldo County General Hospital as both a registered nurse and nurse practitioner. Pam was dedicated to caring for the people of Waldo County and she was even known to accept fresh eggs for payment of service. As an active and long standing board member of Broadreach Family and Community Services, she extended her commitment to Waldo County.
She is survived by a sister, Sarah North Zeiss; brother, Robinson North; son, Robert Gerrish and wife, Cathy, of Freedom; daughter, Lisha Brett and husband, Michael, of Belfast; and grandchildren, Bradley Ginn and Cassidy Gerrish.
Services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, at First Church of Belfast, 8 Court St., Belfast. Gifts in her memory may be made to Waldo County General Hospital Scholarship Program for Nursing, 118 Northport Ave., Belfast, ME 04915. Arrangements are under the care of Riposta Funeral Home, 182 Waldo Ave., Belfast. Online condolences may be offered the family at www.ripostafh.com.