Grace Knight

Obituary of Grace Knight

Knight, Grace Emily (nee Pike), passed away peacefully on June 18, 2020 at Erie Shores Hospice at the age of 97. She was born December 24, 1922 in London, England. Grace was very proud, she served in the British Land Army during WWII. She came to Canada as a war bride married to Donald Dexter Knight. They celebrated 51 years of marriage before his passing in 1996. Grace is survived by her children Chris (Lauretta 2018), Bruce (Debbie), Bryon (Lynn), Dwaine (Debbie) and Debbie (Tom) Tetzlaff. She will be greatly missed by her 11 grandchildren, Amy Knight, Ryan Knight, Sara Knight, Derek Knight, Cindy Stortz, Michelle Pearce, Doug Knight, Emily Knight, Megan Violot, Heather Featherstone and Karen Botham. She was blessed with 24 great grandchildren, 2 having predeceased her. Grace was from a family of 12, her being the second youngest and last to pass away. Grace was predeceased by Don’s siblings, Harold, Basil, Gerald, Donna Smith and Joe. The family would like to thank the staff at the Sun Parlour Home and Erie Shores Hospice for their care and compassion. Donations may be made to the Erie Shores Hospice by contacting Reid Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631). At Grace’s request, cremation has taken place. A private family graveside service will take place at Lakeview Cemetery, Leamington. Family and friends may share their memories or make a donation online at