Nancy Ethel McCafferty, 76, of Searsmont passed away quietly June 14, 2012. Nancy was born on Jan. 16, 1936, to Joyce and Roland Abbott of Montville. She graduated from Freedom Academy in 1953.

Nancy had many talents and hobbies; she loved crafting, gardening and shopping. She loved taking trips with her sister and cousins. She is best known for her years running the Apple Squeeze with husband Lee. Nancy had spent the past few years residing at Woodlands assisted living in Rockland, where she received excellent care from a very devoted staff.

She was predeceased by her by her husband of 47 years, Thomas LeRoy McCafferty; a son, Joseph Michael; parents, Joyce Prentice and stepfather Harold and father Roland Abbott; a brother, Clark Abbott; a great-grandson, Haydon Greco; as well as several aunts, uncles and grandparents.

Nancy is survived by two sons, Mark McCafferty and wife RoAnn of Belmont and John McCafferty of Searsmont; two daughters, Lisa Woods and husband Tim of Knox and Lorri McCafferty of Searsmont; a sister, Patricia Miller and husband Loren of Bingham; sisters-in-law Jane Nadeau and husband Bob of Rumford and Alice McCafferty of Buckfield; grandchildren Maranda of Searsmont, John II of Searsmont, Justin of South Paris, Michael of Searsmont, Zachary of Alaska, and Codey of Montville; a great-granddaughter, Lelia, of Searsmont and a great-grandson, Isiah, of Alaska and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Nancy also leaves behind many friends in the community.

A 3 p.m. memorial service for Nancy will be held Saturday, June 23, at the Riposta Funeral Home, 182 Waldo Ave., Belfast. Memorials may be made to your local chapter of the American Cancer Society or the Alhziemer’s Association. Online condolences may be offered to the family at