READING — There will be no formal services for Leona A. Nott, 90, a longtime resident of Reading who passed away January 13, 2012 at the Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center in Windsor, per her request.
She was born February 24, 1921 in Stockbridge, VT the daughter of Robert M. and Flossie (Blanchard) Ashley.
She received her schooling in Stockbridge.
She married Chauncey L. Nott in Bethel on June 21, 1939. They moved to Reading in 1949 and were later divorced.
Mrs. Nott was employed at the former Cavendish Woolen Mill and later at Taylor Tie Manufacturing in Cavendish. She was also employed at Jewetts Shoe Factory in Wilder. She most recently had done home sitting for several families throughout the Upper Valley.
She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star in Randolph.
She enjoyed sewing, knitting and crocheting.
Survivors include one son, Raymond C. Nott of Natural Bridge, VA, one grandson, Lemuel Nott of Charlestown, NH, one granddaughter, Annmarie Jones of Maryland, NY, two great grand-sons, Chauncey Nott of Claremont, NH and David Jones of Maryland, NY.
She was predeceased by her former husband on March 28, 1997.
The Knight Funeral Home in Windsor assisted with the ar-rangements. Condolences may be expressed to her family in an on-line guestbook at www.knightfuneralhomes.com
This obituary first appeared in the January 19, 2012 print edition of the Vermont Standard.
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