Ruth M. (Frati) Knott, age 83, entered into eternal life March 24, 2014. Ruth was born and raised in East Boston and had lived in Quincy for 14 years. Mrs. Knott worked as a sales associate for Jordan Marsh Department Store in downtown Boston for many years. Ruth belonged to the East Boston Italian Womens Club in East Boston. Beloved wife of Ernest A. Knott, she was the devoted mother of Ernest A. Jr. and his wife Sandra of Ashland, Elizabeth Carlson of Chelsea, Susan Carabin and her husband Louis of Braintree; beloved sister of Julia Hazel and her husband Richard of Leesburg, Fla., formerly of Londonderry, N.H., and the late Mary Frati; loving grandmother of John Jay, Jessica, Jason, Ryan, William, Steven, and Susan; and 6 great-grandchildren; loving aunt to several nieces and nephews. Funeral service at the Clancy-Lucid Funeral Home, 100 Washington St., Weymouth Landing, Saturday, March 29, at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Visiting hours Friday from 6-9 p.m. Burial in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody.