She was married to her husband Robert for 62 years. Lee was employed as a corporate secretary in New Jersey until she and her husband moved to Cape Cod in 1980.
She was the secretary for eleven years at Eastham United Methodist Church. Lee found great enjoyment spending time with her family traveling across the country to visit her children, siblings, nephews and nieces.
Her hobbies included creating works of art with paints and fabrics, making costumes and pursuing creative writing projects. She was fascinated with word play, loved to read her favorite satirists, and breezed through the Sunday New York Times crossword puzzles.
Besides her husband she is survived by three children, Larry Brookhart and his wife Ellen of Harwich, MA, Liane Brookhart of Moss Beach, CA, and Janet Gibbens and her husband Russel of Orleans, MA two brothers Gerald and Emil Calderone in Arizona, a sister Florence Blake of Oregon.
Her grandchildren Derrick Stewart of Orleans, Nashira Glidden and her husband Thomas of Harwich, MA, Elise Tiso and her husband Allessoandro of Trento, Italy, Katherine Eaton of Brewster, MA, Allison Johnstone and her husband Stephen of Orange, CT, Carina, Raina, and Cherissa Woudenberg all of California. Her great grandchildren Elijah Eaton and Paxton Glidden.
Funeral arrangements will be held privately.
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