BELFAST - Minnie M. (Ashey) Payson passed away January 26, 2016, at her residence in Belfast. She was born July 10, 1952, in Belfast, the daughter of Alfred and Dorothy Ashey of Searsport.
She loved attending sporting events to watch her boys and grandchildren play.
She is survived by her husband, Lauren "Red" Payson; sons, Kurt Payson and partner, Sheila Hall of Swanville; Kyle Payson and wife, Erin of Belfast; grandchildren, Dakota, Kayla, K.J. Payson and Ethan Hall.
A celebration of Minnie's life will be held privately. A public reception will be held on Saturday, February 6, 2016, from 1-3 p.m. at the Shrine Club. Those who wish may make contributions in Minnie's memory to Belfast Area High School Sports, Basketball and Baseball teams.
Spring committal will be held at Grove Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care of Riposta Funeral Home, 182 Waldo Avenue, Belfast. Memories and condolences may be offered at www.ripostafh.com.