Morris Knowles

  • Morris Knowles 2003

  •  Date of Death: November 03, 2003
  •  Location: Bathurst
Morris Knowles, 83, of the Foyer Notre Dame de Lourdes and formerly of Canobie, died Monday (November 3, 2003) at the Chaleur Regional Hospital, Bathurst. Born in Canobie, he was the son of the late Rufus and Bella (Jagoe) Knowles. He served in Canada during World War II, with the North Shore Regiment of the Royal Canadian Army and was a member of the Herman J. Good, V.C. Br. 18, Royal Canadian Legion, Bathurst. He worked as Maintenance Supervisor for Sherwin-Williams Paint Factory in Toronto before retiring to the Bathurst area. He was a member of the Central United Church, Clifton. He was pre-deceased by his wife, Mary (Scott) Knowles. He is survived by his former wife, Mary (Frankowski) Knowles. 4 Sons: Brian Knowles (Marietta) of Oromocto Preston Knowles (Elaine), Harry Knowles (Kim) and Laurie Knowles (Dora Mae), all of Clifton 5 Daughters: Wanda Ellis (Ned) of Mississauga, ON Beryl Thomas of Chilliwack, BC Darlene Weichel (Ross) of Parry Sound, ON Debbie Henry (Jim) of Brampton, ON Diane Ellis (Stephen) of Canobie 20 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. 4 Sisters: Isalee Dempsey (Thomas) of Stonehaven Vesta Ramsay (Bill) and Evelyn Morrison (Leigh) both of Bathurst Alda Ellis (Ivan) of Canobie Half Brother: Milton 'Mick' Knowles (Helen) of Bathurst Pre-deceased by his step-mother; Becky (Sealy) (Peters) Knowles, sister; Helen, brothers; Glendon and Ira; half sisters; Evangeline and Bella The body is resting at Elhatton's Funeral Home, Bathurst, after 7 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral Service will be held on Thursday afternoon (November 6, 2003) at 2:00 p.m. from Central United Church, Clifton. Burial will be in the Stonehaven Cemetery. For anyone wishing to send tokens of sympathy, the family would appreciate donations to the Central United Church or a charity of choice.

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