Weir Mac Cuish Family Funeral Home

144 Salem Street, Malden, MA 02148

A member of the Malden Community since 1896

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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 brother David.

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


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