Virginia KNIGHT

KNIGHT Virginia Knight of Red Deer passed away at the Red Deer Regional Hospital on January 22, 2007 at the age of 79 years. Virginia was born in Estevan, Saskatchewan on March 9, 1927 to Jacob and Bertha Miller. She joined the Catholic Women’s League in 1958 and has always been a dedicated and faithful member. She received the Maple Leaf Service Award for outstanding service to the C.W.L. and has enjoyed representing the C.W.L. at their national conventions for the last ten years. Virginia was also Auxiliary Minister of the Eucharist for St. Mary’s Catholic Church for over twenty-five years. For ten years she was involved with Brownies as a leader. Virginia had a great passion for square dancing and has danced her entire adult life. She was always very active and energetic and known for her independence and unselfishness. She loved children and was a wonderful, loving mother and friend. She touched many lives and will be greatly missed. Virginia will be lovingly remembered by one son, Allen (Olga) Knight of Calgary, three daughters; Diane Knight (Vic Kirby) of Comox, British Columbia, Cheryl Knight (Brian Edgar) of Calgary and Janice Herlein of St. Albert, six grandchildren; David, Amanda, Alycia, Everett, Tiana and Courtney and two great grandchildren; Kara and Jaden. She is also survived by two sisters; Marguerite (Henry) Fornwald of Lampman, Saskatchewan and Annette (Ken) Boa of Regina, Saskatchewan, one brother, Raymond (Cathy) Miller of Oakville, Ontario, one sister-in-law, Bernie Miller of Edmonton as well as numerous nieces and nephews and her very special friend, Herman Dreeshen. Virginia was predeceased by one brother, Clarence Miller, two grandchildren; Garrett Knight and Ann Herlein and one son-in-law, Jim Hogg. A Prayer Service will be held at the Red Deer Funeral Home (6150 – 67 Street) on Thursday, January 25, 2007 at 8:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Mary’s Catholic Church (6 McMillan Avenue) on Friday, January 26, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. with Father Gary Lee Celebrant. Interment will take place at the Red Deer Cemetery followed by a reception in the Parish Hall of St. Mary’s Catholic Church. The family requests that you wear colourful clothing instead of black and square dance attire is encouraged. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Virginia Knight can do so to the Canadian Cancer Society (4730A Ross Street, Red Deer, Alberta, T4N 9Z9). Condolences can be sent to the family by visiting www.reddeerfuneralhome.com


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