Adeline M. Knight
Adeline M. Knight, 94, a resident of Elk Haven Nursing Home and formerly of 139 Locust Rd., St. Marys, died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 at the Elk Haven Nursing Home after a lengthy illness. She was born Nov. 5, 1918 in Kersey, daughter of the late Charles and Elizabeth Eckert Emmert. She was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of Kersey High School, Class of 1937. She was a former employee of the Market Basket for 27 years. On Sept. 1, 1939, in the St. Boniface Church in Kersey, she married Othmar P. Knight, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 17, 1978. Mrs. Knight was a member of the Queen of the World Church and a former member of the church choir; enjoyed walking; baking, especially her pies; and enjoyed being with her family. She is survived by three daughters, Nancy Charleson and her husband John E. of Ridgway, Diane M. Bauer and her husband John E. of St. Marys, and Marsha Gabor and her husband Steven of St. Marys; a son, William P. Knight of St. Marys; nine grandchildren, Barbara Charleson, Bernard Charleson, Christian J. Bauer, Jennifer M. Bauer, Melissa Risch, David Knight, Brian Knight, Lee Gabor, and Sarah Gabor; and by 16 great-grandchildren. Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Lillian Koch, Ruth Laughlin, and Mary Hannibal; and by four brothers, J. Joseph Emmert, Thomas Emmert, Carl Emmert, and Leo Emmert. She was the last member of her immediate family. A Mass of Christian Burial for Adeline M. Knight will be celebrated in the Queen of the World Church on Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 12 p.m. with the Rev. Michael Ferrick, pastor, officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Mary's Cemetery.Visitation is at the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home on Tuesday morning from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Memorials, if desired, can be made to the Queen of the World Church, 134 Queens Rd., St. Marys, PA 15857; or the Elk Haven Nursing Home, 785 Johnsonburg Rd., St. Marys, PA 15857. Online condolences may be offered at www.lynch-radkowski.com.