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Leona Knight

The death occurred at Algonquin Grace Hospice, Huntsville on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 of Leona Knight.

Daughter of the Late Pastor Earl Walsh and Elaine Walsh (nee Terry).

Beloved wife of Wayne Knight of Utterson and mother of Mark and David and his wife Tasha.

Sister of Douglas (Robyn), Donnalee (Neil Harris), Margaret (John Dalby), Stephen (Maryke), Lois (Fred Robinson) and Diane (Kyle Cousineau-Walsh).

Sister in-law to Paul Knight (Marj), Colleen (Larry Mitchell) and Jennifer (Mark Stuart).

Missed by nieces and nephews.

 

At Leona’s request a private family service will take place.

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Bruce Walsh
Posted: 4/20/2018 12:01:00 PM
So very sorry for your loss. Leona was a wonderful cousin and she will be forever missed.
Bruce
Bev Alexander
Posted: 4/19/2018 6:34:00 PM
The Weedmarks and Alexanders send their heartfelt condolences to Leona’s family, Wayne, Mark and David and Tasha. Aunt Hazel, Uncle Mickey and family and Beverley, Dave and family.
Ted Knobelsdorf
Posted: 4/19/2018 5:12:00 PM
My deepest condolences to the whole family.
Joan and Phil Lemenchick
Posted: 4/19/2018 12:08:00 PM
Wayne and Family, we were so sorry to hear of the passing of Leona. Please accept our sincere condolences and know that you are in our thoughts during this very difficult time.
Joan and Phil
Joan and Phil Lemenchick
Posted: 4/19/2018 11:59:00 AM
Wayne and Family, we were so sorry to hear of Leona's passing. Please accept our sincere condolences at this difficult time. Leona will certainly be missed at the Walsh get togethers, but she will always be in our thoughts. Joan and Phil Lemenchick
Karen Chapman
Posted: 4/18/2018 10:17:00 PM
So terribly sorry to hear about your mom. Sending warm thoughts. She was a beautiful lady.
Betty Ward Rimmington
Posted: 4/18/2018 9:23:00 AM
Wayne and family,
So sorry to hear of your loss, may the God of all comfort, comfort you at this time.
Betty Rimmington (Doug)
Ron & Joyce Walsh
Posted: 4/17/2018 7:19:00 PM
Wayne, Mark & David,
May you be comforted in knowing Leona suffers no longer. Be comforted by all the love surrounding you all at this most difficult time.
Frank & Marylin Prisciak
Posted: 4/17/2018 6:53:00 PM
Mark, our thoughts go out to you and your family at this time of Loss.
Sandra Ennest
Posted: 4/17/2018 6:18:00 PM
Uncle Wayne, Mark & David,

I want to send you three my love during this very difficult time! Aunt Leona was a wonderful woman who will be very missed by all of us! May you all find some peace during this time of heartache and sorrow! My thoughts and prayers are with you!

To my Aunt Leona,

I will miss you! Although I didn’t see you to often as I have gotten older (and moved to the city) I remember spending some pretty great times with you and no matter how long it had been, when you seen me you always gave me the biggest smile and hug. I’ll miss that! When I seen you in Ottawa in 2015 you asked me to come visit you...I never did. I will forever be sorry I didn’t! Give Gram and Gramps the BIGGEST hug from me!!

Sending all my love to you!!

Love always,

Sandy xoxoxo
Sandra Ennest
Posted: 4/17/2018 6:15:00 PM
Uncle Wayne, Mark & David,

I want to send you three my love during this very difficult time! Aunt Leona was a wonderful woman who will be very missed by all of us! May you all find some peace during this time of heartache and sorrow! My thoughts and prayers are with you!

To my Aunt Leona,

I will miss you! Although I didn’t see you to often as I have gotten older (and moved to the city) I remember spending some pretty great times with you and no matter how long it had been, when you seen me you always gave me the biggest smile and hug. I’ll miss that! When I seen you in Ottawa in 2015 you asked me to come visit you...I never did. I will forever be sorry I didn’t! Give Gram and Gramps the BIGGEST hug from me!!

Sending all my love to you!!

Love always,

Sandy xoxoxo
Hank & Chris Heersink
Posted: 4/17/2018 5:22:00 PM
Dear Colleen, Larry & Family,
Our deepest condolences to you and your entire family. May the many happy memories prevail as time passes. Thoughts and prayers for you all.
Love & hugs, Hank & Chris
Brenda & Andy Wilson
Posted: 4/17/2018 4:26:00 PM
Very saddened to hear the news of Leona's passing. We hope that as the days pass, you find comfort in all the love and cherished memories you shared. We are truly sorry for your loss. Love, Brenda & Andy
Marilyn Walsh and Family
Posted: 4/17/2018 4:08:00 PM
Our thoughts and prayers go to all of Leona's family
Marilyn Walsh and Family
Posted: 4/17/2018 4:07:00 PM
Our thoughts and prayers go to all of Leona's family
Richard and Doreen Clement
Posted: 4/17/2018 4:01:00 PM
Dear Wayne and family.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this trying time. Leona was a kind gentle person and she will be sadly missed by many.
From your friend and neighbor Richard and Doreen
Susan Lowe
Posted: 4/17/2018 2:01:00 PM
My condolences to the family. Leona was a wonderful person.
Marg
Posted: 4/17/2018 11:57:00 AM
My dearest sister...No words can express the sadness and the emptiness I am feeling...I will miss our shopping trips where I loved to help you spend your money (10 bags for Leona 0 for Marg)... our picnics in the park, our brainstorming together but mostly our endless phone calls and text msgs to each other. We covered a lot of ground you and me!!
You will be FOREVER remembered NEVER forgotten...LOVE YOU ALWAYS XOXO...Your sister Marg,John, Sandy, Kristen, Jenn and Maple
Ken & Noelle Walsh
Posted: 4/17/2018 7:47:00 AM
Dear Wayne and family and all of Leona's siblings, please accept our condolences. We know she will missed and forever remembered by all of us. Love, Kenny & Noelle
Veronica and Brian Waslowski
Posted: 4/17/2018 1:19:00 AM
Dear Wayne and family..so sorry to hear about Leona s passing..please know that you all are in our thoughts and prayers.. xxxooo
Veronica (Gilchrist),Brian , Jen ,Mike, Meg, Chris..kitty and Fred cebulak
Jen and Meg are our daughters..Jen married Mike Paton April 29 2017 and they live in Paul's neighborhood😃 Meg lives in Toronto and has been dating Chris for several years...please email me sometime when u can💕
Karen O'Hearn
Posted: 4/16/2018 6:32:00 PM
Dear Wayne, Paul, Colleen, Jennifer:

I was given the opportunity and privilege of working with Leona many years ago, I learned so much from one of the best. Leona shared with all of us how to provide care with respect, compassion, dignity and love. Leona was so calm, caring and real. She lit up a room with her smile and brought calm to the sick with her professional manner. Leona was so gentle,a true gem to the health care team. Of course her carrier came second to her family where I know she was an incredible wife, sister,mom and sister in law too.

My deepest sympathy to your entire family

Karen O'Hearn
Marjorie (Reynolds) Wickman
Posted: 4/16/2018 3:42:00 PM
Dear Wayne and family I wish there were stronger words then I'm so sorry for your loss as these don't seem to be strong enough for how much Leona will be missed not just by her family but everyone who knew her.

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