Leta May Calderwood, 86, of Lincolnville died peacefully Feb. 28, 2012, at Pen Bay Medical Center in Rockport. She was born Aug. 28, 1925, in Sugar Hill, N.H., the daughter of Freeborn William and Matilda E. (Crosby) Pettis. She enjoyed collecting recipes and searching for that special treasure at lawn sales.

Leta was predeceased by her parents; great-grandson Connor Knight-Adams in 2007; sister Elsie May Bowles Beckett in 2004; son-in-law Albert Flanders Jr. in 1986; and former husband Charles W. Jakobsen in 2008.

Surviving her are her husband, Dennis Bradway Calderwood of Lincolnville; daughters, Linda Jakobsen Knight and her husband, Bradford of Lincolnville, Deborah Jakobsen Ball and her husband, Charles of Rockland, and Kathy Jakobsen Flanders of Pinedale, Wyo.; seven grandchildren, Brad and his partner Caity Hager, Arno Knight of Portland, Kelli Knight and her partner James Glidden of Searsmont, Merinda Knight Wilber and her husband, Nate of Homer, Alaska, Tina Simmons and her husband, Donald of Lincolnville, Charles Ball and his wife, Kelly of Thomaston, and Corey Jakobsen and his wife, Karen of Pinedale, Wyo.; 10 great-grandchildren, Shai, Ashton, Chelsee, Christopher, Dallas, Gage, Dustin, Donald, Joshua and Chianne; brother-in-law, Joseph and his wife; sister-in-law, Ruth Calderwood of Lincolnville; sister-in-law, Frances Calderwood Scripture of Aurora, Colo.; and several nieces and nephews including two special nieces, Shelia Bowles Philbrook and Roberta Bowles Curtis.

By her request there will be no service. Burial will be at a later date at the Lower Cemetery, Heal Road, Lincolnville Center.

Arrangements are under the care of Riposta Funeral Home, Belfast.