BANGOR Nancy Louise Ferden, 50, died July 2, 1999, at a Penobscot health-care facility. She was born July 30, 1948, in Norwood, Mass., the daughter of Ellsworth R. and Earline M. (Bowden) Ferden.
The family moved to Maine in June of 1952. She was educated in the Penobscot schools and graduated from George Stevens Academy in 1967 and from Beal College of Bangor in 1968. After several jobs in Bangor, she decided to go to work for the FBI in Washington, D.C., in 1978, where she stayed until 1995 when she transferred to the FBI unit in San Diego. Ill health brought her back to Maine in 1997. Nancy loved to travel and was an avid knitter, crocheter and embroidery worker. She was also very interested in family genealogy.
In addition to her parents of Penobscot, she is survived by a brother, Charles Ferden and his wife, Carley, of Penobscot; a sister, Priscilla Perkins of South Penobscot; three nieces and two nephews.
A graveside service was held July 7, 1999, at Bay Cemetery, Penobscot, with the Rev. Ron Hutchins officiating. The family suggests that if friends wish, they may make donations in Nancy’s memory to Hospice of Hancock County, P.O. Box 224, Ellsworth 04605 or Penobscot Nursing Home, Residents Fund, P.O. Box 15, Penobscot 04476. Arrangements by Healey Funeral Home, South Street, Blue Hill.