Evelyn M. Knight, 75, Austintown, passed away early Tuesday morning, Oct. 30, 2012, at her home after a lengthy illness.
Evelyn was born Sept. 20, 1937, in Millersburg, the daughter of the late Clyde and Emma Hoover Croskey, and was raised in Orrville, where she graduated from high school in 1955. She moved to Cleveland shortly thereafter and came to Austintown in 2004.
She was a home maker who dedicated her adult life to raising and caring for her family.
Surviving are children, Eve (Rich) Starman, Roberta (Byron) Clark, Clifford Croskey, Robert G. Jr. (Linda) Knight, Caleb Knight III, Teresa Knight, Adam Knight and Eric (Rebecca) Knight; grandchildren, Melissa, Tina, Byron, Michael, Clifford Jr., Jessica, Megan, Jacob, Joshua and Alizabeth; sisters, Gloria Martin and Elizabeth Tanko; and brothers, Larry and Frank Croskey.
Evelyn will always be remembered by her family and friends as a wonderful and loving person who will be truly missed.
In addition to her husband, Robert G. Knight Sr., she was preceded in death by a grandson, Kevin; a sister, Shirley Eckman; and by brothers, Richard and Robert Croskey.
Services were Monday, Nov. 5 at Kinnick Funeral Home, 477 N. Meridian Road. Youngstown. Interment was to be in West Park Cemetery, Cleveland, at a later date.
Evelyn's family suggests that anyone wishing to make memorial donations, do so in care of the funeral home, to help defray the cost of final expenses.