Knight, Lola F.

Knight, Lola F.

Winter Harbor
Lola F. (Leighton) Knight, 89, of Winter Harbor, passed away after a brief illness at Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital on December 10, 2020. She was born in Jonesport, April 18, 1931 the daughter of Walter and Ruby (Young) Leighton. She graduated from Jonesport High School in 1949.
Lola is survived by three sons, Walter and partner Cindy of Franklin, Jeffrey and partner Lynn of Wade, and Patrick and wife Amanda of Cheyenne, Wyoming. Lola was preceded in death by her parents; stepmother, Florence Leighton; husband, Fred Knight; daughter, Georgia Sandstrom; and sister Barbara Crowley. Known as “Sister” to her siblings, Georgia Wass of California, Patricia Carver of Addison, Harry Leighton of Pittston, and Gertrude Nickerson of Hancock. Lola was also known as “Nanny” to her 11 grandchildren and many great and great-great grandchildren.
Lola has many dear friends and will be missed by those who knew her. At her request, there will not be a service. A celebration of life will occur in the Summer of 2021.
Arrangements by Acadia Burial & Cremation Direct, 248 State St. Ellsworth
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  • Vicki Young Posted December 16, 2020 11:11 am

    I grew up in the “neighborhood ” Lola was a neighborhood mom, she a sweetheart and a great cook, she will be missed so much Fly high you are beautiful angel now and I know dad was standing there with open arms for ya… forever a winter harbor legend
    All my love Vicki Young

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