Jennifer Knight, 59, of Milford MA, died Tuesday (April 23, 2019) at UMASS-Memorial Medical Center in Worcester MA after an illness.
Jennifer was born in Newton MA, the daughter of the late Daniel and the late Pamela (Chapman) Knight. She attended Milford public schools and was a graduate of Milford High School, Class of 1977.
Jennifer was first employed as a young woman at the former Davoren’s Pharmacy located in Milford and also the former Foster-Forbes plant located in Milford. She later was employed at P. J. Stanley’s, the Primavera Restaurant and at the former Pippinelle’s Restaurant. She later was employed as an assistant manager at Tedeschi’s & Richdale convenience stores.
Jennifer was a longtime member of the Nipmuc Rod & Gun Club and was an avid NE Patriots fan. She was an avid reader and loved cooking for her family and her many trips to Newport RI. But most of all, she loved spending time with her grandchildren.
Jennifer is survived by her 3 Children: Danielle M. LeBlanc and her significant other Ed Burke of Spencer MA, Jonathan P. DeSantis and Joseph D. DeSantis of Milford MA; 2 Grandchildren: Madison A. Lyons and Aubrey G. Burke; her 5 Siblings: Susan L., wife of Richard Miller of Union KY, Kimberly, wife of G. Gregory Gould of Upton MA, Derek B. Knight and his wife Scarlett of Port St. Lucie FL, Melissa Knight of Milford MA and Kristin P. Karlson of Franklin MA; also several nieces & nephews.
In accordance with her wishes cremation will take place. Relatives & friends are invited to attend a Celebration of her Life on Friday (May 3rd) at 5:30PM at the Nipmuc Rod & Gun Club, 88 Fiske Mill Road, Upton MA.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen Street, Framingham MA 01701.