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Anne B. Knight

Died: Friday, February 07, 2014
Age: 99
Anne B. Knight, nee Bardauskas, 99, passed away peacefully on Friday morning, Feb. 7, 2014, at her home in Frankfort, Ill., where lived for the past eight years.

A Connecticut native, Anne was a longtime Cheshire resident. She was the wife of the late William Knight.

She is survived by her children, Judith Knight, Hampden, Mass., William (Leda) Knight, Holliston, Mass., Elizabeth (Michael, DDS) Fagan, Frankfort, and Anne Leslie (Peter) Miller, Delavan; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and was the beloved aunt and dear friend of many.

A Mass of the Resurrection will will be celebrated on Saturday, Feb. 15, at St. Bridget Church in Cheshire, Conn. Burial in St. Bridget Cemetery. The Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, Chicago Heights, Ill., assisted the family with local arrangements. For more information, go www.panozzobros.com.

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