Michelle L. Stokes, 39, died Dec. 8, 2009, at her residence in Belfast.

She was born Aug. 6, 1970, in Brockton, Mass, a daughter of Donald and Mary (Lynch) Credit.

She enjoyed crafts, loved her seven cats and collected dolphins.

She was predeceased by a brother, Donald.

She is survived by her parents; her husband, Daryn Stokes, of Belfast; a sister, Debbie Dixon, of Massachusetts; three nieces; and two nephews.

Memorial services will be held in Brockton, Mass., at a later date. Arrangements are with Crabiel-Riposta Funeral Home, Belfast.