WESTON - Leola went to be with her Lord and Savior at 93, on February 3, 2016, surrounded by her loving family. Leola was born February 9, 1922, in Homesvile, New Brunswick, Canada, to Harvey and Erma Kinney.
Leola is survived by her four children, Maynard and Cherry Cowan, Maurice and Linda Cowan, Winnie Windsor and Sheila and Leslie Keith; her eight grandchildren, Vicki and Chuck Moody, Mathew and Molly Cowan, Nina and Troy Bradstreet, Brad Cowan, Wendy and Barrett Westerdahl, Adam Windsor, Scott and April Irish, and Patrick and Crystal Irish; 11 great-grandchilden Abby Moody, Taylor Cowan, Noah, Nick and Sophia Bradstreet, Kadyn Cowan, Kami and James Westerdahl, Hannah Irish, Landri and Brayden Irish, Barton Frost and Nick Jessell and Ellie Hagerman. She is also survived by three sisters-in-law Marion Clarke of Virginia, Eleanor Carver of Portland and Roni Kinney of Houlton; and many nieces and nephews. Leola was predeceased by her parents, her husband Earl, brother Winston Kinney, her sister Madiline Smart, step-sister Hilda Maher, sisters-in-law Vera Yaniga, Gloria Nicolai, brother in law Owen Cowan, five cousins Philip Nicolai, Rosella Waye, Ruthie McLaughlin, Silvia Saunders and Marilyn Rose.
Leola will be remembered with much love by her church family and a very special adopted daughter Sherry Pratt. A memorial service will be planned in the spring. A time and date will be announced.
Those who wish to make a donation, please do so to the Danforth United Methodist Churuch that Mom loved with all her heart, or East Grand Health Center.
The family would like to give a very special thank you Hospice of Aroostook and Aroostook Nursing Home Care for taking such excellent care of our mother, and Dr. Abouleish for his wonderful care of Mom.
On line condolences may be expressed at www.clayfuneralhome.com