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Mrs. Dorothy Margaret Baumgardner Knox

Of Mountain View Road, Emmitsburg, died February 2 at her home. She was the wife of Charles William Knox, who died in 1972. Born in Finksburg, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Nina Morrison Baumgardner. Mrs. Knox graduated from Emmitsburg High School and Thompson Business School in York, Pa. She was a lifelong member of Elias Evangelical Lutheran Church, Emmitsburg. Mrs. Knox had worked as a switchboard operator for Thurmont Telephone Co. She retired from the local school cafeteria of the Frederick County Public Schools.

Surviving are two daughters, Polly Ann Knox of Emmitsburg, and Linda Knox of Fairfield, Pa.; one son, Charles Thomas Knox and wife Doris of Emmitsburg; and two sisters, Jane Baumgardner of Taneytown, and Pauline Shank of Fairfield. Mrs. Knox was preceded in death by one son, James Everett Knox; two brothers, Clarence Baumgardner and Carl Baumgardner; and three sisters, Helen McNair, Anna Gall and Emma Bruce Shorb.

Funeral services were held at Elias Evangelical Lutheran Church, Emmitsburg. Interment was in Keysville Union Cemetery, Keysville.

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