Marjorie D. Knight, 84: Former Cape Elizabeth librarian

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SCARBOROUGH — Marjorie D. Knight, 84, died Aug. 11 at a Portland hospital.

Born in Scarborough, a daughter of Viola Urquhart, she was raised by her grandparents, Harvey and Sarah Urquhart of Scarborough.

She was educated in the Scarborough schools and graduated from Gorham State Teacher’s College.

After teaching in Scarborough schools she served as a librarian in Cape Elizabeth from 1964 to 1989.

After her retirement she and her husband George spent many winters in Spring Hill, Fla. Her hobbies included watercolor painting, scrapbooking and golf.

She was a member of the Black Point Congregational Church and the Purpoodock Golf Club.

Surviving is her beloved husband of 65 years, George T. Knight of Scarborough; a son, Randall T. Knight and his wife Kristina of Atlanta, Ga., and a daughter, Kathryn L. O’Neill and her husband Wesley of Oklahoma City, Okla.; five grandchildren, Kerry Singleton and her husband Kirk of Colorado Springs, Colo., Nathaniel O’Neill and his wife Andrea of San Diego, Calif., Gregory J. Knight of Ithaca, N.Y., Stephanie C. Knight of Chicago, Ill., and Kristina Hunley and her husband Brandon of Gainesville, Va.; a very dear aunt, Almeda Urquhart of Scarborough; and seven great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the Scarborough Rescue Unit, 246 U.S. Route 1, Scarborough, ME 04074.

A funeral service was held Aug. 17 at the Hobbs Funeral Home, 671 U.S. Route 1, Scarborough.

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