Jennifer J. (Harrison) Makrecky, 59, of Belfast, passed away peacefully April 12, 2012, at her home surrounded by family.

Jennifer is survived by her husband Steve; son Steve Herbert and his wife Kim of Woodenville, Wash.; sister Marietta Hildreth; brother Geoff Harrison and his wife Laurel; and sister Pam Harrison, all of Ontario, Canada. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends as well as her beloved dog, Ruby.

Jennifer’s career as an obstetrical R.N. spanned 30 years, of which most was spent in Richmond, British Columbia. She was a leader in her field and highly respected by all who worked with her. Retiring in 2007, she and Steve moved to Maine to pursue their shared love of nature, gardening and travel.

Those who wish may make donations in Jennifer’s memory to the Salvation Army, 27 Payne Ave., Route 1, Rockland, ME 04841.

Arrangements are under the care of Riposta Funeral Home, 182 Waldo Ave., Belfast. Online condolences may be offered to the family at