WINCHENDON – Marietta (Knight) Wells, 83, of 124 Ipswich Drive, died Sunday evening, December 27, 2020 in Heywood Hospital, Gardner.
She was born in Shandaken, New York on December 5, 1937, daughter of the late Sherman and Laurabell (Platt) Knight and was a resident of Winchendon for many years.
Marietta was a housewife and homemaker. She was a former member of Highland Baptist Church in Fitchburg. Her hobbies were bingo, crocheting and playing cards with family. She will be remembered as a very loving and giving wife, mother, grandmother and friend, who had a heart of gold.
She leaves her husband of 62 years, Charles E. Wells Jr; three sons, Charles S. Wells and his wife Rosalind Wells of Indiana, Maurice C. Wells and his late wife Kelly Wells of Ashburnham and Clifford W. Wells; three daughters, Linda L. Shampine and her husband Kenneth J Shampine Jr. of Winchendon, Lori J. Lariviere and her late husband Roger Lariviere Sr. of Winchendon Ma. and Claire A. Wells-Legree and her husband Roger Legree Jr. of Winchendon; her brothers and sisters, Sherman Knight of Fitchburg Ma., Clifford Knight of New Hampshire, Lawrence Knight of Winchendon, Anna Belle Racine of Royalston, Nancy Little of Greenville NH; Evelyn Lafluer of Fitchburg Ma., and many grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 2 P.M. in Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon. A calling hour will precede the service Wednesday from 1 to 2 P.M.
Funeral services will be streamed and may be viewed at the following link: https://webcasts.lifetributes.com/1116822
Memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.