Patricia Rose Knott Friday, October 24, 1930 - Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Patricia Rose Price Knott, 86, Santa Maria, CA, passed away on 13 June 2017 after a brief illness. Patricia was born in Snohomish, Washington on 24 October 1930. Patricia (Pat)and her husband Tom moved to Santa Maria eighteen years ago.
Pat attended Central Grade School, Snohomish Junior High, and graduated from Snohomish High School 1949. After graduating from Washington State Teacher's College (now Washington State University) in 1953, Pat began a thirty-seven-year career as an elementary school teacher. Twenty-eight of those years were with the El Monte School District.
Pat loved reading, baseball, traveling with her husband Tom, and visits from family. After she retired, Pat and her husband Tom traveled extensively in Europe, Australia, and the US. Pat was a huge fan of the California Angels. Her love of baseball came from her father, a long-time baseball coach/player in Snohomish during the 1920's through 50's.
Pat is survived by her loving husband of thirty-one years, Tompson Knott. She is also survived by five children, numerous grandchildren, and seven nephews and nieces.
Pat was preceded in death by her parents William (Mac) McWithy Price, Sr. and Olive Christine Chapelle Price; brothers William McWithy Price, Jr., Richard Albert Price, and Curtis Alfred Price, and sister Peggy Olive Price Dittmer.
A graveside service for family and friends, will be held Tuesday afternoon, 20 June 2017 at the Santa Maria cemetery. A Celebration of Pat's life is tentatively scheduled on Saturday, 21 October 2017 at the Sunnyhills Senior Mobile Park Recreational Center. Funeral arrangements are by Dudley-Hoffman Mortuary.
In lieu of flowers the family requests contributions to your favorite charity in memory of Pat.