Donna M. (Bailey) Finley, 73, of Belfast passed away on Feb. 22, 2012 after a brief illness.

She was born June 16, 1938 in Belfast, the first-born child of Harold and Margaret (Moody) Bailey. Donna graduated from Crosby High School in 1957, and she married Frank Finley Jr. that same year.

Donna is survived by her five children, Ann Nickerson and her husband Bob of Belfast, Margaret (Peggy) Riling and her husband Bill of Belfast, Michael Finley and his wife Sharron of Calgary, Alberta, Christopher Finley and his wife Jamie of Belfast, and Lyn Finley of Searsport; eight grandchildren, Jessi Stein, Shawn Finley, Karen Greene, Samantha Larrabee, Amanda Finley, Christopher Riling, Heather Riling and Caleb Finley; two step-grandsons, Chad Penney and Nathaniel Penney; six great-grandchildren, Bella McArthur, Nicholas Finley, Andrew Greene, Lily Greene, Saje Gilmore and Cayden Gilmore; one brother, Robert Bailey and his wife Brenda of Wilmington, Mass; two nephews; one niece; and several cousins.

She was predeceased by her husband, Frank Finley Jr.; two infant children; one brother; and her parents.

A memorial service will be held in the spring. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Donna’s memory may be made to the Waldo County Technical Center Scholarship Fund, 1022 Waterville Road, Waldo, ME 04915.

Arrangements by Riposta Funeral Home. Online condolences can be offered to family at