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1175 South State Street
Dover, DE 19901
Phone: (302) 734-2281
Fax: (302) 678-1176
Joseph McKnight

Joseph E McKnight

Saturday, February 18th, 1933 - Sunday, December 1st, 2019
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Joseph Edmond McKnight died December 1, 2019. Born and raised in Philadelphia, PA. The son of the late Edmond J. McKnight and Harriet J. McKnight (Diehm). After his marriage to late wife Barbara McKnight (Hobbs) they moved to Delaware in the early 70%u2019s.

Lover of all things Philadelphia; notably a dedicated fan of the Eagles and Phillies. He enjoyed history, watching movies, all things Sinatra, music, singing and spending time with his family. Joseph was very wise and possessed a very caring heart, he was honored in 1982 by the Borough of Norristown for saving the life of a drowning boy and his home was always open to anyone in need.

Joseph served in the USAF and worked as a salesman, woodman and most recently at the Modern Maturity center in Dover.

Joseph is preceded in death by 3 brothers: Rich, Jack and Ed. He will be greatly missed and is survived by his three daughters: Michele Reid, Lisa (Marcos) Alfaro, Alison Mara McKnight, 5 grandchildren, 6 great children and countless friends, especially those of the Modern Maturity Center.

Life%u2019s End Services will be held Saturday, December 14, 11:30 am at the Funeral Home of Michael J. Ambruso, 1175 S. State Street, Dover
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  • Visitation

    Saturday, December 14th, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:30am
    When
    Saturday, December 14th, 2019 10:00am - 11:30am
    Location
    Michael J. Ambruso Funeral Director, Inc.
    Address
    1175 S. State Street
    Dover, Delaware 19901
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  • Service

    Saturday, December 14th, 2019 | 11:30am
    When
    Saturday, December 14th, 2019 11:30am
    Location
    Michael J. Ambruso Funeral Director, Inc.
    Address
    1175 S. State Street
    Dover, Delaware 19901
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Lisa, Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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Alison-Mara

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Dad, thank you for making me who I am . I miss you horribly. Life will never be the same without you.I love you more than anything .
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Nick & Caitlyn

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To the biggest Eagles fan Ive ever known and to the person who made me into the Eagles fan I am today. Fly high Grandfather we will love and miss you
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Alison McKnight

Posted at 09:06pm
My dad was the best man I have ever known . Wise , kind , funny .... I will never be the same without him. And this world is a darker place without him in it . My hero. I will miss you every single day that I breathe .
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