Mount Vernon News
  • George ‘Ernie’ Knight

  • March 10, 2011

MANSFIELD — George Ernest “Ernie” Knight, 88, of Mansfield, died Wednesday, March 9, 2011, at home.

He was born April 22, 1922, in Binghamton, N.Y., to the late George T. and Loretta L. (Thompson) Knight. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps, worked for Pitney Bowes and owned George Knight Real Estate.

Ernie is survived by his loving wife, Ruth Knight of Mansfield; daughters, Nanci Knight, Carol (Richard) Mowry, Susan (Ronald) Graham and Diane (Ralph) Santilli; 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and extended family.

Preceded in death by his sister, Lillian Sandin; and two brothers, Charles and Harold Knight.

Visitation is Sunday from 4-7 p.m. in the Finefrock Chapel of the Marion Avenue Snyder Funeral Home. Funeral is Monday at 10 a.m. in Berean Baptist Church, 2145 Middle Bellville Road, Mansfield, with visiting the hour prior to the funeral. Pastor Jim Berry will officiate. Burial in Caesarea Cemetery. Complete obituary and condolences at

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