WINCHENDON – Lawrence E. Knight Sr., 76, of 14 East Street, died unexpectedly Saturday evening, November 27, 2021 in Heywood Hospital, Gardner.
He was born in Fitchburg, MA on July 20, 1945, son of the late Sherman and Laura (Plante) Knight. Larry grew up in New Hampshire and had lived in Winchendon or over 50 years.
Larry was employed as a woodworker for several years at the former Temple Stuart Furniture Company and later worked at M.H. Parks Furniture Co. His last employment was working at Wal-Mart in Rindge, NH.
Larry was involved with Boy Scouts for most of his life. He served as Scoutmaster and later as Assistant Scoutmaster for Boy Scout Troop 193 of Winchendon for over 30 years.
He leaves his wife of 51 years, Caroline (Nolette) Knight; six children, Richard Baldwin of FL, Lawrence E. Knight Jr. of Winchendon, Billie Knight of Winchendon, Shane Knight of Gardner, Heidi Knight of Winchendon and Patrick Knight of Winchendon; grandchildren, Crysta, Kendyll, Brianna, Ryan, Tony, and Jon and nine more; five great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and nine siblings.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 4, 2021 at 7 P.M. in Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon. Services will be streamed and may be viewed at the following link: https://webcasts.lifetributes.com/1179163
Calling hours will precede the funeral Saturday from 5 to 7 P.M.
Memorial donations may be made to Scouts BSA Troop 193, 295 School Street, Winchendon, MA 01475.