Donna Mae McKay Tidd, 69, of Belfast, died Jan. 29, 2011, after a long battle with cancer. She was surrounded by her loved ones when she passed.

She was born Oct. 20, 1941, in Houlton, Maine, the daughter of Donald and Erma (Patchell) McKay. Donna graduated from Houlton High School in 1959. She was a cherished wife, a devoted mother and grandmother and a caring friend. She served many in her community through PEO, Hospital Aide and as a deacon and member of First Baptist Church of Belfast.

Survivors include her husband Peter Mark Tidd of Belfast; one daughter and son-in-law Deborah Marie and Peter Marshall of Purcellville, Va.; one son and daughter-in-law, Donald Mark and Jodi Tidd of Farmington, Minn.; grandson Dylan Mark Tidd Marshall of Purcellville, Va.; and grandson Nathan Mark Tidd of Farmington, Minn.

Memorial services will be Saturday, Feb. 5, at First Baptist Church of Belfast with Rev. Dr. Foster Williams officiating. Graveside service will be in the spring at Drew Cemetery in Drew Plantation.

In lieu of flowers, family suggests donations to Waldo County General Hospital, 118 Northport Ave., Belfast, ME 04915. Arrangements are under the care of Crabiel Riposta Funeral Home 182 Waldo Ave., Belfast, ME.

Online condolences may be offered to the family at ripostafh.com