Helen D. Knight, 98, of Lancaster, entered eternal life with Christ on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at Lancaster General Hospital. She was born on January 1, 1920 in Orange, NJ to Daniel J. Denney and Anna Matilda Coleman Denney.
She resided in West Orange and Middletown Township, NJ prior to relocating to Lancaster in 2000. Helen retired after many years working for NJ Bell Telephone Co. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting, traveling the United States, walking, vacationing with her family and friends at her second home in Upton, Maine and, most of all, spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Helen was a member of St. Leo the Great Parish, Rohrerstown and was pre-deceased by her loving husband of 49 years, Joseph Knight on March 24, 1995. She is survived by her three daughters: Kathleen K. Cooper, Felton, DE, Denise A. Knight, Raleigh, NC and Colleen M. Knight Anastasio, (Gerald) of Lancaster. She was the loving grandmother to eight grandchildren; great-grandmother to twelve great-grandchildren and great-great-grandmother to two great- great-grandchildren.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend her Funeral Mass at St. Leo the Great Church, 2427 Marietta Ave, Rohrerstown, PA at 11 am on Wednesday April 4, 2018 with the Rev. Peter Hahn officiating. Friends may greet the family from 10 am until the time of the service. Interment will be on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 12 noon in St. John’s Cemetery, Orange, NJ.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to St. Anne’s Retirement Community, 3952 Columbia Avenue, Columbia, PA.