Patricia “Pat” Knox (Wagner), our loving mother, grandmother, and celebrated “Gi-GI“ passed away peacefully on the morning of January 16th, 2021 after a difficult battle with COVID 19.
Pat was born March 18, 1937 in Malden, the youngest of two children to David and Maude Wagner. She married Laurence “Larry” Knox of Malden in 1957 and together they were blessed with four children. Pat worked many years at San-tron as an electronics assembler alongside lifelong friend Audrey. In her later years Pat enjoyed painting and crafting, weekly trips to see her friends at The Dutton Center, and of course frequent trips to the Dollar store where she never left empty–handed.
Pat was preceded in death by her loving parents and brother David, her ex-husband Laurence Knox, and her favorite son Kenneth along with his partner Debra Young. She is survived by her daughter Kathleen Serino and her husband Angelo of Saugus, MA, son Laurence “Butch” Knox and his wife Janine of Lynn, Ma, and son Dennis of East Haven, CT; grandchildren Jennifer DeCoff and husband Jason, Michael Plunkett and wife Briana, Andrew Plunkett, Justin Plunkett, Alexis Knox, and Christopher Knox; beloved great-grandchildren Cori, Bane, Gavin and Sierra. Pat is also survived by numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews whom she loved and kept in contact with.
Pat leaves behind a grieving family that will miss her dry humor which was often followed by her innocent smile that let you know she was up to no good. Her family will miss their shared holidays with Pat which always included handmade gifts and of course, cupcakes. Pat was a giver, always putting her family first and she will remain in our hearts as the wonderful person she was.
In lieu of flowers, wear a mask and make a trip to the dollar store. Get yourself something nice, it’s what Pat would have wanted
Graveside services will be held on Monday, January 25 at 10 am in Forest Dale Cemetery; Family and friends are welcome to join.