Constance C. Collette

May 11, 2020
Constance Collette

Belfast — Constance Carolyn Collette passed away unexpectedly May 8, 2020, after battling a brief illness at Waldo County General Hospital.

Connie was born Dec. 28, 1932, in Eastport and was the daughter of Albert W. and Shirley (Dunklee) Lowe. Following graduation from Shead Memorial High School, Connie was employed by Bangor Hydro Electric and Central Maine Power Co. She married the Rev. Jack Perkins and moved to Florida, living in Winter Park and Melbourne for 10 years before returning to Maine to be near family. She spent more than 25 years in a very active role in Congregational churches. Connie then went on to work for the American Cancer Society office in Brunswick in outpatient services for another 10 years. Connie enjoyed playing the piano, drawing and painting for many years.

Connie is survived by her son, David Perkins, of Dorchester, Mass.; her sister, Elinor Groover, of Belfast; along with three nephews and two nieces. She was predeceased by her parents, and sister Janet Taylor.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to the animal shelter of your choice.

Services will be held at a later date with interment in Grove Cemetery in Belfast.

Condolences and memories may be shared with her family at Arrangements are with Long Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Camden.

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