Jacqueline Lois Curry, 77, of Belfast, passed away Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011. She was born on Dec. 21, 1934 in Brockton, Mass., the daughter of Arthur and Dorothy (Trott) Elsmore.

She graduated from Brockton High School in 1953, and married Matthew R. Curry of North Easton, Mass. in 1955. They moved to Belfast with their five children and ran their business known as Art’s Canvas Products.

Jackie enjoyed knitting and crocheting afghans and hats for newborns, which she donated to Waldo County General Hospital’s maternity ward. She also knit hundreds of hats and mittens for the children of Waldo County for many years.

Jackie is survived by her husband, Matt; her five children, M. Brian Curry and his wife Ro-ann of Belmont, Susan Curry and her fiancé Neil Mackay of Waldo, Steve Curry and Judy Soper of Knox, Arthur Curry and Lisa Harjula of Belfast, and Alan Curry of Searsmont; 11 grandchildren, Briana, Brooklyn, Jesse, Jarrod, Mellissa, Chelsey, Ross, Brandon, Chase, Logan and Tyler; 10 great-grandchildren, Kirsten, Rosalind, Lily, Kaysea, Konnor, Natalie, Ariana, Karagan, Kaydence, Colton; and special people Cheryl and Jennifer, and Gabi and Joe.

A celebration of Jackie’s life will be held at Matt and Jackie’s home on Sunday, Aug. 21.

Arrangements under the care of Crabiel-Riposta Funeral Home, Belfast. Online condolences may be offered at ripostafh.com.