Laurelyn Deans

Oct 10, 2019

Belfast — Laurelyn J. (Perkins) Deans, 68, of Belfast passed away Oct. 8, 2019, in Burlington, Mass., surrounded by her family. She was born Oct. 2, 1951, in Belfast, the daughter of Elmer and Agnes (Rooney) Perkins.

Laurelyn was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She enjoyed watching Red Sox and Patriots games with her family, going to Hollywood Slots, trips to Walmart and putting her puzzles together. One of Laurelyn's greatest enjoyments was attending her grandchildren's various sporting events and supporting them. She and her late husband spent time wintering in Zephyrhills, Fla., where they line-danced, and participated in the Leisure Days Community events.

She was predeceased by her mother and her husband Douglas Deans.

Laurelyn is survived by her father Elmer Perkins of Belfast; her daughter Michelle Atherton and fiance Paul Roy of Milford and their children Michael, Jocelyn, Kaylee and Jayda; son Elmer Deans and wife Amanda Curtis of Morrill and their children Zoe, Grace, Summer, Curtis, and Madison; sister Lorna Bernosky of Belfast and her children Fred Black, and Ricky and Derrick Bernosky; and many other special extended family and friends.

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 16, at 11 a.m. at Belfast United Methodist Church on Mill Lane, where a reception will follow. A private interment will be held at Elmwood Cemetery in Searsport.

Those who wish may make memorial contributions in her memory to Searsport Alumni Association, P.O. Box 444, Searsport, ME 04974.

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