PERRY – Helen (MacGrogan) Loring, 87, of Perry, died unexpectedly June 25, 2004, at a Calais hospital. She was born May 16, 1917, in Westford, Mass. She lived for many years in Walpole, Mass., before retiring to Perry in 1979. She is survived by six children and their spouses; 12 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Family and friends will be celebrating her memory on the beach in front of her house, 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 6, 2004. Donations in her memory may be made to Down East Hospice, RR 1, Box 11, Machias, ME 04654.