LINCOLN – Marie Alice Leavitt, wife of the late Otis “Pud” Leavitt, passed away Aug. 30, 2008, at a Lincoln hospital. She was born April 9, 1919, in Chester, the daughter of Llewellyn and Alice (Martin) Harmon. Marie and her husband, Pud, owned and operated Leavitt’s Store, Lincoln, for many years. She enjoyed canning, crocheting, knitting, visiting family and friends, playing cards and dice, and going to the casino. She enjoyed watching basketball, football and rooting for the Red Sox. She particularly enjoyed her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is survived by four children, Vernard P. and his wife, Janet, of Lincoln, Joanne Clark and her husband, Ivan, of Chester, Otis Jr. and his wife, Dale, of Medway and Gregory A. and his wife, Talley, of Norridgewock; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by three brothers and three sisters. Her family thanks the staff at Penobscot Valley Hospital for the excellent care she received there, especially by her granddaughter, Lisa Tomilson. Friends may call 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at Clay Funeral Home, 7 Lee Road, Lincoln. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with the Rev. Keith Cushman and the Rev. Chet Dana officiating. Interment will be at Lincoln Cemetery. There will be a gathering at Maranatha Church after the service. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the cancer fund. Donations may be left at the funeral home. For an online register book, please visit