Cecile J. (Aucoin) Knott


Cecile J. (Aucoin) Knott, age 91, of Warwick, passed away on Wednesday, January 30, 2019, at Kent County Memorial Hospital. She was the wife of the late William L. Knott.

Born in Woonsocket, a daughter of the late Franklin N. and Loretta V. (Jacob) Aucoin, she lived in Warwick for the last 62 years. Mrs. Knott was a member of Saints Rose & Clement Parish, and the St. Rose of Lima Rosary & Altar Guild. She was a member of the Pilgrim Senior Center.

A loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, she is survived by three sons and two daughters: Robert W. Knott of Exeter, James L. Knott of North Kingstown, Karen Knott DiLauro of Warwick, Carol A. Urban of Sallisaw, OK, and Carl A. Knott of Exeter; two sisters, Edna Leonard of Warwick and Constance Berg of Plantations, FL; 24 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. She was the sister of the late Henry Aucoin, Thelma Whittier, George Aucoin, Frederick Aucoin, Normand Aucoin, and Emile Aucoin.

Her funeral was held on Monday, February 4, from the Barrett & Cotter Funeral Home, 1328 Warwick Avenue, Spring Green, Warwick, with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Clement Church, 111 Long Street, Warwick. Burial was in the Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery, Exeter.

In lieu flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Saints Rose & Clement Parish. www.barrettandcotter.com


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