Gerald Edward Knight, age 86, passed away Saturday, April 5, 2014, at his residence in Lawrence Park. He was born in Lawrence Park on December 30, 1927, son of the late William and Ethel Johnson Knight.
Gerald was a graduate of Lawrence Park High School, class of 1946. He was employed with Smith Meter for 35 years, retiring in 1989. He enjoyed gardening and flying model rockets.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Carolyn Clink Knight; three sisters, Ethel Cosby, Betty Morse, and Shirley Nash.
Gerald is survived by five sons; Pastor David Knight (Susan) of Oceola, Ind.; Richard Knight (Kathy) of Peosta, Iowa; Jerry Knight (Kathy) of Cambridge Springs; Robert Knight (Barbara) of Harborcreek Township; Brian Knight (Nanette) of Albany, N.Y.; twelve grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
No calling hours will be observed. Friends and family are invited to attend a graveside service on Friday at 1:00 p.m., at Wales Cemetery in Greene Township. Memorial contributions may be made to the ANNA Shelter, 1555 East 10th Street, Erie, PA 16511. The Dusckas Funeral Home, Inc., 2607 Buffalo Rd., is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in the Erie Times-News on Apr. 8, 2014