STOCKTON – Mary (Marylena) Perkins, 85, died peacefully on October 21, 2013, at her son’s house in Searsport. She was born in Stockton Springs on December 26, 1927, and was the daughter of Raymond and Marion (Bowden) Morrison. For many years she had been a secretary at the Rackliffe Funeral Home in Belfast. Marylena enjoyed spending time outside caring for her lawn and gardens. She especially loved walking up Fletcher’s Hill to enjoy the wildlife and peaceful atmosphere.
Mary was predeceased by her husband, Robert H. Perkins in 1975; her brother, Raymond Morrison; and her beloved cat “Bootsie.” She is survived by two daughters, Debra Clark and her husband, Roy, of Fulton, NY, and Brenda Hoover and her husband, Matthew, of Doniphan, MO; her son, Craig Perkins and his partner, David Thompson, of Searsport; five grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; two sisters-
in-law, Jean Perkins of Owls Head and Connie Collette of Belfast; one niece, two nephews, and several great-nieces and great-nephews. A private graveside service will be held at the convenience of the family in Grove Cemetery in Belfast. If desired, memorial gifts may be made in her memory to the Waldo County Humane Society, P.O. 479, Belfast, ME 04915. Arrangements are with the Long Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 9 Mountain Street, Camden. Condolences may be shared with the family at www.longfuneralhomecamden.com.