Eugene V. Knox, 70, of Chatsworth, NJ and formerly of Nesquehoning, entered into eternal rest Thursday, April 11, 2019 at the Capital Health System Hospital, Trenton, NJ. He was the companion of Doreen Coronato of Manchester, NJ. Born in Palmerton, he was a son of the late John L. and Margaret S. (Ferko) Knox. He was employed as a civil engineer last working for Burlington County until retiring. He was a United States Army Veteran serving during the Vietnam War with the 156th Aviation Company, 509th GP USARY. He was of the Catholic Faith. He was a member of the Nesquehoning VFW Post 8008 and the Communication Workers of America. Eugene enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, taking walks in the woods, and relaxing by the campfire, but most of all loved spending time with his grandchildren.
He is also survived by a son Ryan and his wife Candice of Gilbertsville, PA; grandchildren Charlotte, Liam, and Wyatt Knox; sisters Marianne Ponting and her companion John Lynch of Tamaqua, Dr. Margaret Knox-Lee and her husband Robert of Lancaster, Catherine Tokay and her husband Stephen of Nesquehoning, and Esther Oliveria and her husband Samuel of Whitehall, PA; brothers John and his companion Elaine Krum of Schnecksville and Ted and his wife Lisa of Egg Harbor Twp., NJ; ex wife Christine Sabo; and several nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by wife, Tracey Rodgers.
A Memorial Service will be held Monday, April 29, 2019 at 11:30 A.M. in the Joseph S. Blazosky Funeral Home, 81 E. Catawissa St., Nesquehoning. Interment will be held in Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Wrightstown, NJ. Call Monday 10:00 A.M. until time of services in the funeral home. The Joseph S. Blazosky Funeral Home has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements. Online condolences at www.blazoskyfh.com.
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