Alice Aileen Knox

Alice Aileen Knox, 89, of Rochester Mills, passed away Friday April 24, 2020 at the Punxsutawney Area Hospital.

She was born April 13, 1931 to Floyd W. and Ruth M. (Hicks) Hoover in North Point, Indiana County.

Aileen was a member of the Covode United Methodist Church, where she was a Sunday school teacher for several years. She enjoyed camping, sewing, quilting, cooking, baking, and was known for her canned vegetables and fruits she shared with the family along with the Monster Cookies everyone anticipated at Christmas time. She also made hundreds of yards of rag rugs on a loom in the basement. Her family was the center of her life.

She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Richard B. Knox, Rochester Mills, Three sons, William S. Knox and wife Jeanne, San Marcos, California, Keith R. Knox and wife Fonda, Kevin L. Knox and wife Cathy, one daughter, Alice M. Lattimer and son in law Edwin Daugherty, all of Rochester Mills, 10 grandchildren, Katherine Fischer, David Daugherty, Jeanna Lattimer, Jennifer Plummer, James W. Lattimer III, Candi Kish, Steven Knox, Eric Knox, Kayla Webb and Canaan Knox, and 10 great-grandchildren, four step-grandchildren and 10 step-great-grandchildren, two brothers Dale Hoover, Lawton OK, Donald Hoover (Ione) Greentown IN, a sister Ruth Ann Custer, Marion IN.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a daughter, Grace L. Daugherty, a son in law, James W. Lattimer II, a brother Earl Hoover and a sister Sara Jane Dinger.

Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, visitation and services are private. A memorial service will take place at a later date.

Burial will take place at Lakelawn Memorial Park, Reynoldsville.

Memorial donations may be made to Covode United Methodist Church, c/o Fonda Knox Treas., 575 Knox Road, Rochester Mills, PA 15771.

The McCabe Funeral Home Inc. has been entrusted with the arrangements.


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