Lee E. Knight
1953 - 2018
Lee E. (Wood) Knight, a longtime resident
of Malden, passed away on Tuesday, Nov 27th, after a lengthy
illness. Lee was born in Malden in 1953. She was raised and
educated in Malden. After completing her education, she began
working as a secretary in Boston, before becoming a paralegal.
In 1981 after already sharing many years of love and
companionship, she married her sweetheart, Richard L. Knight, in
St. Gregory’s in Haverhill. They had lived in Haverhill as well
as in Miami. They’re shared love of horses brought them to Miami
where Richard bred and trained them. They returned to the
Haverhill area before Richard’s untimely passing in 1983. She
soon moved back to the Malden area, where she remain since.
She is survived by her sister, Jane Martel of Peabody, her
brother Robert Wood of Plaistow, NH, Her sister in law Patricia
Wood of Saugus, as well as many nieces and nephews.
Lee was preceded in death by her husband Richard, and her
Funeral services for Lee will be held at the Weir- MacCuish
Golden Rule Funeral Home, 144 Salem St, Malden, on Monday,
December 3rd, at 10 AM. Interment to follow immediately follow
in Linwood Cemetery, Haverhill.
Visitation will be held at the
funeral home on Sunday, December 2nd, from 2 – 6 PM.
Donations in Lee’s memory may be made to Compassus Hospice, 790
Turnpike St #302, North Andover, MA 01845.
The Family would also like to
thank Life Care Center of Stoneham for their compassionate care
of Lee while in their care