Juliet L. (Ramos) Knox, 92, of Lewes, Del, and Pompano Beach and Crystal River, Fla., died Monday, Oct. 23, 2006, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes.
Knox was born in Portugal to the late Mecia Leonilda Cordeira (Moniz) Ramos and Antonio Franco Dos Ramos Jr, and came to the United States at the age of 3. Knox was a professional beautician, owning her own business in Aston Township, Chester and Marcus Hook, Pa., and at times working in other salons in Florida after her retirement. She loved her work and enjoyed boating, traveling, gardening and doing ceramics as well as playing darts. After leaving Florida in the late 90’s she resided with her daughter and son-in-law until becoming ill.
Knox is survived by her only child, Juliet V. Magargal, and her husband, William F. Magargal. Her greatest joy was her four grandchildren, Sharon Moran and her husband Robert; William Leonard Hoopes; Glenn Alan Hoopes and wife Nanci; Kimberlee Creighton and husband Steve; two step-granddaughters Karen Supers and husband Robert and Michele Bove-Lynch and husband Chris. She was also blessed with 14 great-grandchildren; Thomas F. Johnson, Erin Moran, Colleen Moran, Matthew Moran, Michael Moran, Ashley Creighton, Stephanie Creighton, Hannah Creighton, Lance Creighton, Dylan Hoopes, Kelly Supers, Robert Supers, Sarah Supers, and Jennifer Beatty and husband Sean. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard L. Knox; two brothers, Romeo Ramos and Donald Ramos; and a stepsister Mary Alves.
A Mass of Christian Burial was scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 28, at 11 a.m. in St. John’s Chrysostom Catholic Church, 617 South Providence Rd., Wallingford, Pa., 19086, where friends and family may call after 10 a.m. in the church. Interment will be held in Holy Cross Cemetery in Yeadon, Pa.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions in Juliet’s name to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.