Delores  "Jane"  Knight Profile Photo
1934 Delores 2022

Delores "Jane" Knight

February 26, 1934 — April 25, 2022

Delores “Jane” Knight, 88, of New Philadelphia passed away on Monday, April 25, 2022, at the Community Hospice Truman House.


Born in Harrison County on February 26, 1934, she was the daughter of the late John D. and Iris Lucille (Garey) Nichols.


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son-in-law, Rod Dean; grandson, Josh Knight; and five brothers, Wilson, Conrad, Victor, John, and Gary Nichols.


She was a talented artist, who enjoyed; sewing, quilting (which was her specialty,) crocheting, painting, and woodworking. Jane loved to travel and enjoyed taking her grandchildren along. She made it to 48 states with the exception of Hawaii and Alaska. She loved attending garage sales and visiting thrift shops to add to her collection of teapots, decorative plates, and chickens. She enjoyed nature, flowers, birds, and butterflies.


She is survived by her husband of 71 years, Donald L. Knight, who she married on November 15, 1950; her children, Sue Sorensen of Kingston Ontario, Canada, Marilyn Dean of Uhrichsville, Joseph (Karen) Knight of New Philadelphia, Kathy (Duane) Rainsberger of Uhrichsville, Donald O. Knight of New Philadelphia; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; along with two brothers, Charles (Ginger) Nichols of Lincoln Park, Michigan, and Dwight “Tootsie” Nichols of Freeport.


Friends are invited to call on Monday, May 2, 2022, from 10:00 am until 11:00 am. A celebration of Jane’s life will be held immediately following calling hours at 11:00 am with Bill Eckert from Community Hospice officiating. Burial will follow at Patterson Union Cemetery in Deersville, Ohio. To sign an online guestbook for Jane, visit the obituary link on the funeral home’s website.


Memorial contributions can be made to the Community Hospice Truman House, 716 Commercial Ave SW, New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Monday, May 2, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Toland-Herzig Funeral Home & Crematory

803 N. Wooster Ave. , Dover, OH 44622

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Service

Monday, May 2, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Toland-Herzig Funeral Home & Crematory

803 N. Wooster Ave. , Dover, OH 44622

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Burial

Patterson Union Cemetery

OH

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