Barbara Knight

KNIGHT, Barbara Ann (Dukes), 69, of Empire, OH, passed away suddenly Friday, January 4, 2013, in Trinity Medical Center West in Steubenville, OH.

Barb was born on July 18, 1943, in Steubenville, daughter of the late Louis and Helen Kowalsky Dukes.

Barb was a homemaker, a member of the Empire United Methodist Church and a former member of ALANON in East Liverpool, OH.

Surviving is her husband, John A. “Jack” Knight of home; her three sons: John A. (Tracey) Knight of Wellsville, OH, Joseph A. (Sheri) Knight and Jeffrey (Cynthia) Knight, all of Toronto, OH; four sisters: Helen Dukes Martin of Toronto, Delores (Paul) Barone of Weirton, WV, Mary (Mikael) Jensen of Columbus, OH, and Anne (Edward) Perun; and one brother, Louis “Louie” Dukes, all of Toronto; seven grandchildren; one great-granddaughter and her best friend, her dog Cherokee.

Visitation for Barb will be held on Sunday, January 6, 2013 from 2-6 p.m. at the J.E. Foster Funeral Home Inc., 701 Findley St., Toronto, OH, where her funeral service will be held on Monday at 11 a.m. The Rev. Al Talkington will preside and burial will follow in Sugar Grove Cemetery in Toronto, OH.

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