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Patricia A. Knight

Patricia A. Knight, age 86, of Dexter Twp., passed away on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital. She was born January 19, 1933 in Detroit, MI the daughter of Harold and Virginia Young.  She is survived by her husband of nearly 66 years, Gordon G. Knight, three children Kathryn (John) Briceland of Clarkston, MI, Amy Roloff of Oregon, and Roger (Sarah) Knight of Colorado, son-in-law, Roger Norwood of Florida; eleven grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren; one sister, Barbara (Ron) Hatfield of North Carolina, and sister-in-law, Joan (Stanley) Finch of Florida. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Cynthia Norwood, and a brother, Robert Young.

Pat had lived in the area for the past 20 years, moving from Westland. She enjoyed gardening, playing golf, was Captain of her bowling team, and enjoyed historical re-enactment. She was a member of the North Lake United Methodist Church as well as the Red Hat Society. Pat loved spending time with her family and was known in her thoughtfulness, always sending letters and cards to her grandchildren.

A Memorial Service will be held at the Staffan-Mitchell Funeral Home on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 12-1 p.m. A private graveside service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief).

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0 #11 Stephen P. Fuhri 2019-10-21 07:02
Sorry for your loss. Wanted to show you some support as you all go through this difficult time. I lost my mom in 2002 and it seems like yesterday. It doesn't get much easier with time but we just get used to the absence and hold on to our dear memories and have faith that what we believe in our faith of God and heaven gives us peace knowing that our loved one is still alive in Him. Much love and prayers for strength.
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0 #10 Debbie Bechard 2019-10-06 05:22
To Amy and the Knight Family

Sending my condolences she was a very special Lady.You all have wonderful memories to share.As well she will be there for each and everyone of you for the rest of your like because there is a special Angel in your heart.
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0 #9 Jennifer Westfall 2019-10-03 14:50
My condolences to the family. Amy, your post on facebook was heartbreaking. I have not been through the pain of losing a parent yet, but watched both my parents lose their's in the last 16 years. May you, your siblings and father find some peace, even through the difficulties this brings. She is always with you in spirit and in heart, and you'll keep her alive in stories to your children and grandchildren.

All the best, and I am so, so sorry.
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+1 #8 Marilyn Wilkinson 2019-10-03 01:34
So saddened by Patricia's passing. Rest in peace and may light perpetual shine upon her. On behalf of the Canadian Knight Family sympathy to Gordon and family.

Marilyn Knight-Wilkinson
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+1 #7 Marilyn Wilkinson 2019-10-03 01:06
So saddened about cousin Patricia A. Knight passing on behalf of the Canadian Knight Family rest in peace and may light perpetual shine upon you. Sympathy to cousin Gordon and the rest of your family.

Marilyn Knight-Wilkinson
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+1 #6 Walt Wilhide 2019-10-01 11:34
Sad news she was a good women and loved to talk with her at the St. Ignace Church. She will be missed. God Bless to the family.
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0 #5 Patricia Knight-Lutz 2019-10-01 04:04
Sincere condolences Gordon and to the rest of the family. God has gained a loving, beautiful soul with Pat and she is in Jesus' loving presence. I've notified Julie and she will let the rest of the family know. Virtual hugs, love and light. Patti Knight-Lutz and Jimme Lutz.
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0 #4 Patricia Knight-Lutz 2019-10-01 03:55
Sincere condolences Gordon, and to all of the family. Jesus has truly gained a beautiful soul with Pat and she is in His loving presence. Virtual hugs Gordon. I've notified Julie and she will let the rest of the family know. Much love and light; Patti Knight-Lutz & Jimme.
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+1 #3 Ruth paquin 2019-09-30 21:42
From your U. P. Church family in St. Ignace: we will miss Pat terribly, but we know where she has gone. Another of God's angels looking out for us. God bless you with strength to endure this loss.
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0 #2 Pat Ray 2019-09-30 14:40
Sending hugs to all of the Knight family. You will not be forgotten.
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