Theodore E. Knight

Theodore E. Knight, 86, of Williamsport, died Sunday, May 19, 2013.

Born Jan. 7, 1927, in Williamsport, he was a son of Sarah Knight. He married Shirley Baumgartner and celebrated 67 years together.

Theodore was a U.S. Navy veteran and served in the South Pacific during World War II. He retired from Textron as a machinist. Theodore was a member of St. Paul-Calvary United Methodist Church.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are three sons, Steven Edward Knight of Williamsport, Kim Edward (Carol) Knight of Muncy, and Shawn Anthony (Joseph) Derrig-Knight of South Williamsport; one daughter, Stacey Ann Treese (Lee) of Williamsport; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Donald Marshall of Washington and Elwin Marshall of New York.

He was preceded in death by a son, William Gary Knight, and three sisters, Ardella Mutchler, Maxine Yagel and Grace Thomas.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Theodore’s name may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 57 N. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18740.

Arrangements entrusted to Knight-Confer Funeral Home.