Marlborough- Linda A. (Lodato) Knowles, 50, of Marlborough died at home on Monday January 9, 2023. She was the wife of William M. Knowles for the past 25 years.
She was born in Medford and was raised in Somerville and Woburn, and was the beloved daughter of Augustine and Rosa (Bonafede) Lodato. She was a 1991 graduate of Woburn High School and attended Katherine Gibbs in Boston Linda went on to receive her Bachelor's Degree in Christian Ministry from Chesapeake Bible College and Seminary. She also earned her Masters and Doctorate degrees in Theology and Divinity from Manda University. Linda was an Associate Pastor at Sudbury International Church. She authored books, wrote periodicals, and blogged extensively on Christian theology, counseling, and Godly living. She had a passion for education and learning. She has traveled on several mission trips. She enjoyed creative writing and poetry,raising and caring for her love birds and ferrets, and spending time with her close friends.
In addition to her husband and parents she leaves her sister Lori Lodato of Woburn and several cousins.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. There are no calling hours. Burial will be private. All are invited to sign Linda’s online guestbook at www.collinsfuneral.com. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Collins Funeral Home, 378 Lincoln Street, Marlborough.