PORT ALLEGANY - Josephine "Josie" C. Knight, 78, of Coudersport, formerly of Roulette, died Thursday (June 26, 2014) in Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport.
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She was born Oct. 28, 1935, in Olean, N.Y., a daughter of Harry C. and Pauline N. Lilly McAfee Sr. On Aug. 13, 1955, in Port Allegany, she married Richard M. Knight, who died Dec. 30, 2011.
Mrs. Knight was a 1954 graduate of Port Allegany High School.
She worked for Viko, then Ethan Allen of Eldred and ultimately was a homemaker, tending to the needs of her family.
Mrs. Knight is survived by two daughters, Ellen Marie (Keith) Sweat of Alpharetta, Ga., and Susan Diane (Rodney) Reese of Norfolk, Va.; one son, Jeffrey Lee Knight of St. Marys; two grandchildren, Michael Reese and Zachary Sweat.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Harry McAfee Jr. and Larry McAfee.
There will be no visitation. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Fishing Creek Cemetery, Roulette, with the Rev. H.D. Youngblood, officiating.
Memorials may be made to a
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Port Allegany.
Online condolences may be made at www.hartle-tarboxfuneralhomes.com.
Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes Inc.
105 North Main Street
Port Allegany, PA 16743
Published in The Bradford Era from June 27 to July 5, 2014