Paula M. McKnight, 75, of Fremont, OH passed away on Thursday, November 3, 2022 at Valley View Health Campus. She was born on March 26, 1947 in Saratoga Springs, NY to Arthur and Beulah (Geckle) Dewey. Paula married Dwain T. McKnight on April 27, 1984 in Clyde, OH and he preceded her in death on January 23, 2015. She was the logistics traffic coordinator at H.J. Heinz Co from 1983 to 2006 when she retired. Paula loved nature and flowers. She also loved animals, especially birds, cats and dogs Paula enjoyed gardening, crafting, NASCAR and riding motorcycles.
Paula is survived by her son, John (Rose) McKnight, Fremont, OH; stepdaughters, Kim (Eric) Shively of Colorado; Tonya Alt, Springfield, OH; grandson, Corey McKnight; sister-in-law, Lena Dewey of Florida and niece, Brigitte Bachner of New York.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Dwain T. McKnight; siblings, Barb Himmel and John Dewey; nephew, Jeffrey Himmel.
The family would like to give a special thanks to the staff at Valley View, Stein Hospice and Dr. Mary Wonderly for their loving care to Paula.
Burial will take place at McGormley Cemetery at a later date.
Memorials can be made in Paula’s honor to Stein Hospice.
Arrangements are entrusted to Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home and Crematory, Fremont, OH.Print Obituary & Condolences