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Shirley (McDonald) Knight
  • Memorial contributions may be made to Susan B. Komen Foundation c/o the funeral home.

Pause On Angels Wings by Charles D. Denler
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“Shirley,its been a year since you had to go and it still hurts as bad as it ever did.Loosing you is the hardest challenge i ever had to face. ”
1 of 19 | Posted by: HARRY - husband

“Harry and children, I did not know. Please accept our belated condolences on the passing of your wife and mother. I did not know her well but...Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: Claudette - Newark, DE

“Shirley,you made me a better person.I dont know how my life can go on without you in it.I will never look into another pair of eyes and see the love...Read More »
3 of 19 | Posted by: Harry Knight - Elkton, MD

“Amy and Tim , even though words can not explain the emotions you are feeling right now, God works his way though angels.I hope you will always be...Read More »
4 of 19 | Posted by: Colleen and Joe Maccherone - MD

“Harry, Amy, Tina and family. I am so sorry for your loss. Shirley always had a love for angels and now she is everyones angel. She has a very special...Read More »
5 of 19 | Posted by: Terra Murphy - Delaware City, DE

“Shirley was an amazing woman and a wonderful mother. Being close to Amy throughout highschool I was always over their home. Shirley opened her home...Read More »
6 of 19 | Posted by: Pamela Ives - Elkton, MD

“Shirley was an amazing person and I feel blessed to have known her even though it was for a short time. I worked with her at Sheridan Nissan and she...Read More »
7 of 19 | Posted by: Mahala Velasquez - Salt Lake City, UT

“Tim and Amy I m so sorry for your loss,Amy your mom was just the sweetest person .I remember last seeing her at your house ,she seemed very happy and...Read More »
8 of 19 | Posted by: Deanna Maccherone Hendrickson - MD

“Harry and Family, Words cannot express the sorrow we have for you in our hearts. Shirley was a wonderful person, and will be deeply missed. Your in...Read More »
9 of 19 | Posted by: Cindy Chavis - Newark, DE - Aunt

“Shirley was a happy person all the time . John & I enjoyed her pleasant disposition, we had many camping trips with her & her family .One time @...Read More »
10 of 19 | Posted by: john & ruth bailey - townsend, DE

“Tina and Amy, I have so many fond memories of your mom from growing up. She could always bring a smile to my face even on the toughest of days. I...Read More »
11 of 19 | Posted by: Mary Katharine Schick Hitchcock - MD

“Mom, my world has been changed so much since the day you became our angel. Words can't express how much I miss you. You were the best mom I could...Read More »
12 of 19 | Posted by: Tina Honaker - Elkton, MD

“Aunt Shirley, You are going to be missed so much. You left way to soon. You are now a beautiful angel looking down upon everyone to keep them safe...Read More »
13 of 19 | Posted by: Kelly Wilkinson Lysinger - DE

“Shirley you will be missed everyday. You were the most loving, giving, and compassionate person I have ever known. You are now at peace. Love you...Read More »
14 of 19 | Posted by: Linda Hardy - Newark, DE

“So very sorry for your loss if you need anything let me know ”
15 of 19 | Posted by: Mary Ewing - elkton, MD - friend

16 of 19 | Posted by: RUSSELL SHOLL - ELKTON, MD

“I liked when you gave me candy and ice cream. I love you so much. You will always be in my mind. I liked when you took me to crackel barrel and you...Read More »
17 of 19 | Posted by: Amber Honaker - Elkton, MD

“I loved when you gave me candy and ice-cream. I loved you so much. You where so nice,sweet and wonderful. The best part was that you would take me...Read More »
18 of 19 | Posted by: Amber Honaker - Elkton, MD

“We are so saddened by the passing of Shirley. She was a kind and gracious woman, who always welcomed us at her family gatherings. The love for her...Read More »
19 of 19 | Posted by: Angela Voros - elkton, MD

Shirley Ann (McDonald) Knight, 60, of Elkton, MD, passed away at her home on November 10, 2012 surrounded by her family.
Born in West Grove, PA on April 30, 1952, Shirley was the daughter of the late William and Dorothy Turner. Shirley's first love was her family and was a devoted and loving grandmother. She enjoyed camping, shopping and the beach; and was a fan of country music.
She is survived by her husband Harry I. Knight; two daughters, Amy McDonald and her husband Tim of Galena, MD; and Tina Honaker and her husband John of Elkton; her stepdaughter Angela Knight of Newark, DE; 6 grandchildren, Tara and Kevin McDonald, Amber and Colin Honaker, Cody Elswick and Brett Knight; 2 nephews, Bobby and Chris Brown; and a sister, Linda Wright and her husband Terry of Elkton.
A service honoring her life will be held at R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A., 259 East Main St., Elkton, MD 21921 on Wednesday November 14, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. Friends and family may call at the funeral home beginning at 6 pm. Burial will be at Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Susan B. Komen Foundation c/o the funeral home.