Karen (Millett) Knight

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Karen Marie Millett Knight
1966 - 2017
SKOWHEGAN - Karen Marie Millett Knight passed away peacefully at her home on Sept.18, 2017, surrounded by her family and friends following the devastating news of nontreatable lung cancer. Karen was born in Portland on Nov. 7, 1966.
She attended schools in Portland and Skowhegan. She worked many years as a waitress.
She was a long-time member of the Eagles Club and past Madame President, she enjoyed cooking for charitable events at the Eagles including the SIDS & Diabetes Foundation.
Besides her passion for cooking and helping others, Karen enjoyed going to lawn sales, thrift store shopping, river runs with friends, couponing, crafting, gardening, her cat Dusty Rose, and she hardly missed Country Gold on Saturday nights. Her largest passion in life was her grandchildren.
Karen is survived by her daughter, Heather Knight, and fiance, Matt Obert; her grandchildren Aden, Brayden, Caleb and special friend Kiara; and Brian Franklin, who she often referred to as "her son"; her companion, Paul Navarro; stepchildren Shane and Chelsey Oliver, Desarey Oliver and her companion, Jimmie Wise, Amanda Leahan And Carissa Navarro; grandchildren Brayden, Greyson, Harlea, and Victoria; her three brothers and their wives, Chris and Trina White, Brett and Ann White, and Robert and Mary Millett; and many neices and nephews whom she loved very much.
Karen was predeceased by her mother, Mary Heal, stepfather, Douglas Heal, her father, Bruce Millett, and stepmother, Monya Millett; her sister, Lisa Ann Millett; and her precious son, Christopher James Knight.
Special thanks to all those who cared for Karen through her brief illness, especially Hospice nurses, attendants, and special friends Bobbi-Jo and Jamie Marshall, Heather McGowan, and Torey Lang and wife, Lauren Hartsock.
A Celebration of Life will be held at the Skowhegan Eagles Club on Friday, Oct. 27, 2017, at 5 p.m.




Published in Central Maine on Oct. 11, 2017