Millbury- Mary M. (Racicot) Knowlton, 81 passed away Monday January 21, 2019 at Care One at Millbury.
She leaves her husband of 60 years, who faithfully watched over her each day, Elwyn “Al” Knowlton; two sons, Steven E. Knowlton and his wife, Judy of Millbury and David J. Knowlton and his wife, Norma of Jefferson; a daughter, Sandra J. (Knowlton) Graves and her husband, Kenneth of Millbury. She also leaves the joys of her life, five grandchildren; Keith, Allissa, Benjamin, Zachary and Ashton; two brothers, James H. Racicot and his wife, Patricia of Millbury and Paul A. Racicot and his wife Beatrice of St Augustine, FL. In addition she leaves nieces, many nephews and grand doggie, Weber. She is predeceased by her parents, Arthur and Victoria (Bleau) Racicot a son, Kenneth A. Knowlton a granddaughter, Brittany Knowlton and a brother, Louis E. Racicot.
Mary was a devoted wife and mother whose mission on earth was caring for others. Throughout her life she gathered friends and neighbors in addition to her family, to look out for. Throughout her married life Mary would knit, crochet and sew everything from baby sweaters, hats, mittens and afghans to keep as many people as she could warm and then make a wonderful meal for her family to enjoy. She also loved to shop for a bargain and would share in the bounty she found. Mary’s handmade mittens will keep many warm for years to come.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 30th from 1 to 3 p.m. at A & D Restaurant, 60 Elm St. in Millbury. The family requests that flowers be omitted and that memorial contributions may be made to the Petals of Brittany Fund, in the name of her deceased granddaughter, in Care of Judy Knowlton, 69 West Main St., Millbury, MA 01527.