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Franklin H. Knight

December 10, 1937 September 21, 2018
Franklin H. Knight
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Obituary for Franklin H. Knight

Franklin H. Knight, age 80, passed away September 21, 2018 at the Life Care Center of Attleboro. He was the son of the late Robert and Helen (Martin) Knight.

Frank was born on December 10, 1937 in Danvers and was a graduate of Foxborough High School, Class of 1956. He proudly served his country in the US Army Reserves. Frank married his wife Diane on April 23, 1960 in Norwood. He was a long-time employee of the former Foxboro Company as well as a Plainville Police Officer. Frank was the captain of his high school football team and was an avid New England Patriots and Boston Red Sox fan. Frank most enjoyed spending time with his family. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.

Beloved husband of Diane (Grethe) Knight. Devoted father of Deborah and her husband Mark Finnegan and Candace and her husband David Morriseau. Loving grandfather of Nicole, Daniel and Amanda. Great grandfather of Hayley and Emmy. Brother of Elizabeth Madden, Richard Knight and the late Robert Knight, Jr. Samuel Knight and Harry Knight.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend calling hours on Wednesday, September 26 from 11 AM to 1 PM at the Roberts and Sons Funeral Home, 30 South Street, Foxborough. A funeral service will be held at 1 PM immediately following calling hours at the funeral home. Interment to follow at Plainville Cemetery. For additional information please contact 508 543-5471. To send an on line condolence please visit the funeral home web site at

Please omit flowers. In lieu of flowers donations in Frank’s memory may be made to Huntington’s Disease Society of America, 505 Eighth Avenue, Suite 902, New York, NY 10018.


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