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 John L Knight

John L Knight

Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland, USA
Death 5 Jan 2009 (aged 70)
Elkton, Cecil County, Maryland, USA
Burial Cherry Hill, Cecil County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 49448728 · View Source
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ELKTON — John L. Knight, 70, of Elkton, died Monday, Jan. 5, 2009.

Born on July 30, 1938 in Cumberland, he was the son of the late Louis H. and Mary Ann Carney Knight.

Mr. Knight retired after 27 years from the Maryland State Highway Administration, where he was the Resident Maintenance Engineer for Cecil County. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Church, Elkton. Mr. Knight was also a member of Bishop Becker Council 2427, Knights of Columbus, Elkton and Knights of Columbus 586, Cumberland, where he served as Grand Knight and also was a 4th Degree Knight.

He loved and enjoyed his family and working with the men at the State Highway Administration. An avid NASCAR fan, Mr. Knight en-joyed football.

Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Mary Jane Morrison Knight; daughters, Patty Hen-sel and husband Rusty, La Vale, Debbie Engle and husband Denny, Falling Waters, W.Va. and Tina Sgroi and husband Paul, Oxford, Pa.; grandchildren, John Hensel and wife Tonya, and their children, Hannah, Macy and Jack, Brian Hensel and wife Amanda, and their daughter, Trinity, Philip Mallow and daughter, Paige, Matthew Mallow and son, Gabriel and Elissa Sgroi; sister, Mary Louise Leasure and husband Kenneth, Cumberland; nephew, Kenneth Leasure Jr. and wife Kim; and niece, Julie Anderson and husband Sam.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 8, 2009 at Immaculate Conception Church, 454 Bow St., Elkton.

Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. in the church chapel.

Interment will follow in Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Cherry Hill.

Flowers are welcome, but if desired contributions may be made to Immaculate Conception Church or Northern Chesapeake Hospice Foundation, in care of Hicks Home for Funerals, 103 W. Stockton St., Elkton, MD 21921.

Published: January 05, 2009
Cumberland Times-News

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 49448728
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John L Knight (30 Jul 1938–5 Jan 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49448728, citing Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Cherry Hill, Cecil County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Joe McKenzie (contributor 46854853) .