Johana Knox, beloved Mother, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother passed away on December 9, 2012 at Florida Hospital Fish Memorial, Orange City, Florida. Memorial service will be held at Pilgrim Community Church, 1725 S. Volusia Ave., Orange City, FL on January 5, 2013 at 11:00 am. A celebration of Life gathering will be held at the Orange City Sorosis Club from 1:30 pm until 4:00 pm the same day. Johana was born in New York City to George and Frieda on August 29, 1931. She attended Jane Adams Vocational High School. She owned her own business in New York until moving to Orange City, Florida in 1977. She worked as a receptionist for the Volusia County Sheriff's Office until her retirement in 1996. She was a member of the Sorosis Club, Police Athletic League (Board of Directors), Manatee Festival, American Heart Association, March of Dimes, Orange City Chamber of Commerce, DeLand Fall Festival Committee, Red Hat Society, 100 Deputies 100 Kids and the Foundation Board Florida Hospital Fish Memorial. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Blue Springs Manatee Festival or the Orange City Sorosis Club. The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the ER and ICU staff of Florida Hospital Fish Memorial for the outstanding and unselfish care Johana received in her final days.
Published in Daytona Beach News-Journal on Dec. 13, 2012