STRAFFORD- Mr. Edward M. Knox, 76, of Strafford, passed away unexpectedly on December 16, 2020.
Born in Malden, MA, Ed was the son of the late George and Dorothy (Klaus) Knox. He was raised and educated in Malden and was a graduate of Malden High School Class of 1962. He later attended Northern Essex Community College and earned his certificate in Quality Management.
Prior to his retirement, Ed was employed by Aero Manufacturing Corp. in the Quality Assurance division, a position he held for over 18 years. He was a communicant of St. Joseph’s Church in Northwood where he sang in the church choir.
A funny, generous and witty man, Ed savored the many gifts he had in life. He enjoyed golfing, woodworking, sports of all kinds, games of chance and theater. He was a gifted singer and performed in many plays at the Leddy Center in Epping. He cherished adventures with his wife including going to the lake, kayaking and ziplining.
He was predeceased by his sister, Arlene Fisachella and his son-in-law, Christopher Davis.
Ed is survived by his beloved wife of 23 years, June (Knowlton) Knox; his two daughters: Jill Davis of Danvers, MA and Kerry Daniel and her husband Robert of Nashua. He was the grandfather to Brett Daniel and Christopher Davis. He is also survived by his siblings: George Knox, Frank Knox and Gail Crosscup.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, December 22nd at 11 A.M. in St. Joseph’s Church, 844 1st NH Turnpike in Northwood. A brief viewing will be held prior to mass beginning at 10:30 A.M. The Funeral Mass will also be recorded and will be available for viewing after the service by visiting his Tribucast at https://client.tribucast.com/tcid/48889979. Due to covid restrictions, burial at Waterside Cemetery in Marblehead, MA will be held privately with the family. In lieu of flowers, donations in Ed’s memory may be sent to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis TN 38105 or The Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516. Assisting the family with arrangements is the Still Oaks Funeral & Memorial Home in Epsom. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit www.stilloaks.com.
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