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Michael Paul Knott

 

Cook, C.A.F. (Navy)

 

Died: 01 May 2007, Halifax, Nova Scotia

 

KNOTT, Michael Paul - 44, died suddenly on May 1, 2007, in Halifax. Born in Channel, N.L., he was a son of Kathleen Knott and the late Eric Knott. Paul was a member of the Canadian Armed Forces, serving as a cook in the Navy until his retirement in 2003. He did two tours of duty in the Persian Gulf and served with NATO Peace Keeping Forces on the Israel/Sinai Border. Left to mourn his passing are his mother, Kathleen; wife, Margaret (Warren); daughter, Jennifer, East Dover; son, Andrew, Grande Prairie, Alta.; sister, Kathy (Norman) Strickland, Hatchet Lake; brothers, Tom (Doris), Grande Prairie, Alta.; Reg (Carol-ann), Dartmouth; nieces and nephews; family, friends, and neighbours. His father, Eric, predeceased him in 1981. A memorial service was held in St. Timothy's Anglican Church, Hatchet Late, on Thursday, May 10, with Rev. Lisa Vaughn officiating, and the funeral service was held in St. James' The Great Anglican Church in Channel, N.L. on Saturday, May 12, with Rev. Canon Dr. Hugh Fudge officiating. Paul was laid to rest in St. James' Cemetery in Barachois Hill, N.L., beside his father. The family of Michael Paul Knott wishes to send a great big thank you to all of our family, friends and neighbours. We thank you for your love, your prayers, your calls, for the gifts of flowers, for all who helped to prepare the food for the receptions, for the cards and for the gifts in memory of Paul. We also thank Rev. Lisa Vaughn and Rev. Hugh Fudge, the organists, the choirs, and all who helped in any way to make the loss of Paul more bearable. We believe that because of your kindness our healing has already begun. Again, we thank you all and send back to you our love and blessings. (Halifax Chronicle-Herald 18 May 2009)

 

Ships served in:

HMCS ATHABASKAN - Served in Athabaskan during the Gulf War - 1990-1991

 

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