Loretta Leighton

Loretta B. Leighton

1935 - 2020
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Winter Harbor, ME/New Smyrna Beach, FL - Loretta B. Leighton, 84, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on February 1, 2020 at Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital. Loretta was born in Los Angeles, California to Ansil Wilson and Patricia Hall on April 23, 1935.
Loretta moved from California to Corea, Maine in 1959. She worked for over 20 years at Stinson's Canning Co. in Prospect Harbor. Loretta was creative and crafty, enjoying things such as knitting, sewing, cooking, baking, and painting. She and her husband also took joy in activities like camping and snowmobiling. Loretta loved to play Bingo and was an avid reader. She and her husband Bob resided for many years in Winter Harbor, Maine heading to New Smyrna Beach during the winter months. They’ve made Florida their permanent home for the last 12 years.
She is survived by her husband of 46 years, Robert Leighton, daughter Donna and her husband Robert Scott of Sullivan, granddaughters Bev and her husband Danny Sargent of Ellsworth, Heather and her husband Colie Haskell of Ellsworth, and Katrina and her husband Ryan Willette of Surry and great-grandchildren Elise Sargent, Evan Haskell, and Maya and Hudson Willette. She is also survived by her step-children Scott and wife Ruth Leighton of Wiscasset, Luanne and husband Roger Chipman of Birch Harbor, Lori and husband Donald Ferguson of Waldoboro, Leta Leighton and partner Christine Longtin of Brewer, Michael Leighton and partner Marc Fernandes of Warwick, Rhode Island, Richard and wife Michelle Leighton of Winter Harbor, 11 step grand-children, and several step great-grandchildren. Loretta was deceased by her parents and son Vernon Young.
A celebration of life will be held on Sunday February 16, 2020 at Jordan Fernald Funeral Home in Ellsworth from 2-4pm.
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