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Rose M. Knox (Franckiewicz)

October 29, 1940 - August 3, 2019

Service Date: August 7, 2019

Funeral Home Corcoran Funeral Home Inc

Cemetery St. Mary s Cemetery

Church Saints Peter and Paul Church

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Rose M. Knox, 78 of Plains Township, passed away Saturday evening, August 3, 2019 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains.

Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Stanley and Helen (Sydorka) Franckiewicz.

Rose was a graduate of James M. Coughlin High School, Wilkes-Barre, Class of 1958 and was employed for Wyoming Valley Health Care as an office worker in the collections department. She was a member of Saints Peter & Paul Church, Plains. Rose was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and friend. She loved to crochet and make afghans for her family, play games on her iPad, and talking to her friends. Rose was a wonderful friend to all and will be greatly missed.

Surviving are her husband of over 50 years, Larry J. Knox, Plains, daughter Debbie Knox Ozark, Plains, son Joseph Knox, Collegeville, PA, grandchildren Jessica Ozark, Jeremy Ozark, Jennifer Hicks, and Brian Knox, great-grandson Austin Hicks, brothers Stan Franckiewicz, Joe Franckiewicz and his wife Helga, all of Bear Creek, and George Franckiewicz and his wife Rose, Wapwallopen, nieces and nephews.

Rose’s family would like to thank the staff of Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, PCU for the wonderful care and compassion given to Rose. The family would also like to offer a special Thank You to Dr. Woodard, Dr. Naik, Dr. Persaud, Dr. Saladi, and Dr. Saleeb for going above and beyond with the care given to Rose.

Funeral will be held Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 9:30 am at the Corcoran Funeral Home, Inc., 20 South Main Street, Plains, PA 18705, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am in Saints Peter & Paul Church, 13 Hudson Road Plains, PA 18705. Entombment will be held in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Hanover Township, PA. Family and friends may call Tuesday evening from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to SPCA of Luzerne County, 524 E. Main Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702.