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Alice K. Knox

Obituary for Alice K. Knox

October 1, 2018
New York, New York


Alice Knox of Manhattan, New York, formerly of Scotland passed away on October 1st 2018. She was 69 years old.

Alice was born in Greenock, Scotland to Mr and Mrs. Francis Horler. She was one of nine children. Alice was raised in Greenock where she attended St Josephs primary school and St Marys secondary school. She would later move to New York in June of 1968 to be with her older sister Martha and an opportunity to better herself.

Alice loved NYC. She began her career as a nanny before working for AT&T as an overseas operator. It was while working at AT&T she would meet her husband of 31 years Robert Knox of Sligo, Ireland. They would meet at a party in NY where Alice was introduced to Robert by her friend Helen Gregoire. The couple would marry in St Sebastians Church in Woodside on March 22nd 1987. They would raise their daughter Alice in Woodside before moving to Manhattan. Alice loved Manhattan. Her favorite pastime was shopping for a good bargain. She also enjoyed traveling to foreign countries, collecting Llardo and reading fiction.

Alice will be remembered as a strong willed lady and never let anything stop her. She was a lady who was driven smart, loving, beautiful caring and compassionate. She had a dry sense of humor and will be missed by everyone that knew her.

Alice leaves behind her husband Robert, her Daughter Alice and son in law Chris Ryan, her brother's; Frankie, John and Jim. Her sisters; Anne, Mary, Josephine, grace and her grandson Colin Robert Ryan. She is predeceased by her sister Martha.

A celebration of Alice's life will take place at the Pelham Funeral Home, located at 64 Lincoln Avenue, Pelham, NY, on Thursday October 4th from 4-9 PM. Alice will be repatriated home to Greenock Scotland where a mass of christian burial will take place at St. Ninians Church. Interment will follow at Knocknairshill Cemetery. In Lieu of flowers donations may be made in Alice's name to Calvary Hospice.;jsessionid=00000000.app362b?1400.donation=form1&df_id=1400&mfc_pref=T&NONCE_TOKEN=EC2CF798A9B6AA16E68C8FEBFE0545E0. For more information or to leave a condolence please visit


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