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Charles H. (Cuddy) Knox, age 94, of New Salem, PA passed away on Wednesday, August 2nd, 2023.
He was born on October 27, 1928 in Gibbon Glade, PA
Son of the late James and Elizabeth (Pratt) Knox
Cuddy was a member of The First Christian Church of New Salem, where he served as a Deacon and Trustee for many years.
He was a member of The New Salem Volunteer Fire Department, where he helped with the bingo for many years.
Cuddy played dartball for the Uniontown Church League for almost 40 years, enjoyed bowling, and rode his bicycle until he was 70.
He retired after working for 30 years as a press operator for Fisher Body.
Cuddy was a big auto racing fan.
He was a Corporal with The United States Army and a Veteran of The Korean Conflict.
Cuddy was a very hard worker and owned and operated Knox Gas Station in New Salem
He was a jack of all trades and could do just about anything. He was very well known and liked.
Besides his parents, Cuddy was preceded in death by his beloved wife: Anna Marie (Bosley) Knox
grandson: Wesley Charles Allamon
great-grandson: Kyle Allamon
four brothers: James, Harry, Lee, and Harvey
four sisters: Violet Greenwood, Lillian Mae Sapic, Infant Mildred, and Margaret Gravitt
Cuddy was the last surviving member of his immediate family.
Cuddy is survived by his three children:
Judy Sharik and husband Mark
Chuck Knox and wife Dindee
Jody Kopanic and husband Rich
Seven grandchildren: Ray Allamon, Bradley Allamon, Brandon Duncan, Charles Richard Knox, Jr., Elizabeth Giles, Victoria Knox, and Kaelynn Kopanic
and Thirteen great-grandchildren.
Also survived by many nieces and nephews
Friends will be received in The Dearth Funeral Home 35 South Mill Street New Salem, PA on Friday from 2-4 and 5-8PM and on Saturday from 9:00AM until 10:00AM where a Funeral Service will be held with Pastor Andy Miles officiating. Interment will follow in Salem View Cemetery.
A very special thank you to the employees of Peroni's Personal Care Home whom he always said “Thank You Baby” and blew kisses to them and Amedisys Hospice for their wonderful and compassionate care.
In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be made in Charles' name to:
The First Christian Church of New Salem Building Fund 800 New Salem Road Uniontown, PA 15401