It is with great sadness that the family of Janet Edith McKnight announces her passing which occurred on August 14, 2020 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Sussex, NB, on July 24, 1950, she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Della (Gamblin) McKnight.
Janet is survived by her loving husband of 41 years, Leigh McKnight; daughter Michelle Nice and her husband Andrew of Salt Springs, NB; son Joshua McKnight and his wife Melissa of Bloomfield, NB; grandchildren: Joel, Timothy and Reuben Nice and Alden McKnight; sister Ruth Smith and her husband John of Quispamsis, NB; sister-in-law Thelma McKnight of Quispamsis, NB; as well as several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Janet was predeceased by her brother Murray McKnight; and nephew Weldon McKnight.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Sherwood’s Funeral Home and Life Tribute Centre (506-839-2156), 18 Scovil Road, Norton, NB, where visitation will be held on Monday, August 17, 2020 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8PM. A private funeral service will be held at Outreach Pentecostal Church with interment in Riverbank Cemetery.
Memorial donations in memory of Janet may be made to the NB Kidney Foundation, Saint John Regional Hospital Palliative Care Unit, Norton Baptist Church or to the charity of the donor’s choice. Personal condolences to the family and donations may be made through: www.sherwoodsfuneralhome.com