Nancy Jo Perry


Nancy Jo Perry, 59, passed away peacefully Dec. 28, 2018, at her family home in Cherryfield. She was born in Bangor, June 8, 1959, the daughter of Barney I. and Gertrude M. (Dorr) Smith; one of 10 children.

She graduated from Narraguagus High School, Class of 1978. She excelled and enjoyed basketball, archery, bowling, cooking, nursing and racing cars. Following graduation she married the love of her life, Michael A. Perry of Cherryfield. They lived happily together for 38 years. Her passions and hobbies included fast cars, good music, making jewelry, leaving family and friends in stitches with laughter and raising her two beautiful children, Benjamin and Molly Perry. Nancy Jo was many things to many people. Her electric and witty personality will be remembered dearly by her survived loved ones.

Nancy is survived by her beloved husband; their children, Ben and Molly Perry of Cherryfield; grandchildren, Mariah A. Golding of Ellsworth and Jordison T. Riddle of Cherryfield; brother, Randy Smith of Milbridge; sister, Linda Duncan of Steuben; many nieces and nephews that adored her. She was predeceased by her parents; brothers, Bobby, Eddie, Kingsley, Dougy, Larry and Barney Smith Jr.; little sister, Wendy Smith.

A special thanks on behalf of Nancy’s loved ones to CHCS Home Health and Hospice for all their care.

Arrangements by Acadia Burial & Cremation Direct, 248 State St., Ellsworth. Condolences may be expressed at