Lewiston – Lydia I. Cook, 89, a resident of Leeds, passed away on Thursday, March 7th,
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at Marshwood Center in Lewiston. She was born June 20, 1929 in Leeds, the daughter of William Leslie Holt and Stella (Wing) Holt. Lydia was a 1947 graduate of Monmouth Academy. On July 1, 1950 in Lewiston, she married Maurice Cook, he passed away in 2001. She worked as a spinner at Globe Albany and then at Tex Tech Industries in Monmouth. Lydia enjoyed playing bingo, bowling and traveling, but above all she loved spending time with her family. Lydia was an avid Red Sox Fan and faithfully watched their games. She is survived by her daughter, Sandra Sawyer and husband Jeffrey of Buckfield, 3 grandchildren; Gregory Sawyer, Bonnie Sawyer and Travis Sawyer, 5 great-grandchildren; Cindy Fuller, Chris Fuller, Tasha Jordan, Brandon Jordan, Camee Sawyer, 6 great-great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, her husband, Maurice Cook; a sister, Charlotte Drapper and a brother; James N. Holt. The family would like to give a special thank you to the Marshwood Center staff for the compassionate care given to Lydia. Messages of condolence may be sent to: www.finleyfuneralhome.com
Lydia I. Cook, 89, of Leeds, Maine. Funeral services will held at 11:00 AM, Thursday, March 14, 2019 at the BRAGDON ~ FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 707 Main Street, Monmouth, Maine. Visitation will be from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 AM prior to the funeral service. Interment will be in the spring at Leeds Center Cemetery, Route 106, Leeds, Maine.