DENNIS - Nancy-Page Harvey, 74, of Dennis, passed away peacefully on Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, at her home surrounded by her family.
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She was born June 20, 1938, in Boston, the daughter of David C. and Joan (Sullivan) Perkins.
Nancy graduated from Belmont High School in 1955 and Hobart William Smith College with a major in cultural anthropology in 1960.
Nancy-Page enjoyed working briefly in the fashion industry prior to meeting her husband, Robert B. Harvey, also of Belmont.
Nancy-Page and Robert enjoyed a vibrant and joy filled life in Northampton and the surrounding hill towns. Nancy-Page was very generous with her volunteer time over the years and was active in Beta Sigma Phi and the Cooley Dickinson Hospital Auxiliary, as well as being a Girl Scout leader. On the Cape, Nancy-Page enjoyed her active involvement in the D.A.R. and the Village Garden Club of Dennis.
Robert and Nancy-Page raised their family in Williamsburg and Easthampton and enjoyed many laughter filled days at their summer camp on Highland Lake in Goshen.
Nancy was an avid animal lover and managed a sizable herd of German Shepherds with a few Irish Wolfhounds, pet raccoons, skunks and squirrels thrown in for good measure.
Nancy and Bob began their retirement in Brewster and for the past 16 years they have enjoyed their lovely home in Dennis. Nancy-Page was an accomplished cook and loved entertaining. She was blessed with artful hands and a quick wit and extended herself with generosity to all of those that she loved.
Surviving is her husband, Robert B. Harvey; two sons, Todd B. Harvey of Pembroke and Kurt H. Harvey of Parker, Colo.; a daughter, Mrs. Wendyll Caisse of Freeport, Maine; two daughters-in-law, Miriam Konz and Darci Dyer Harvey; one son-in-law, Alex Caisse; six grandchildren; a brother, Dr. David G. Perkins of Sedona, Ariz.; and a beloved cousin, Andrea McGrath of Dennis.
A memorial service will be held at Doane, Beal & Ames Funeral Home in South Dennis on Saturday, Jan. 26, at 11 a.m. Interment will be in Dennis at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to VNA Hospice Care of Cape Cod, 434 Route 134, South Dennis, MA 02660.
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Published in Daily Hampshire Gazette on Jan. 23, 2013