Norma Mathes-Knight
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Obituary for Norma Mathes-Knight

Norma  Mathes-Knight
Norma, 97, of Edgewater, MD., and previously of Kings Park, NY passed away of Sunday, September 2, 2018. Born on April 30, 1921, to the late William and Norma Hayes, she was a graduate of Jamaica High School in New York. Norma was the co-founder of Mathes Auto Marine Parts in Kings Park, NY. She is a past parishioner at Holy Family Catholic Church in Davidsonville, and St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Kings Park. She was a previous vice-president of the Kings Park and NY Chamber of Commerce and the Chamber's 1995 Woman of the Year for her outstanding service and commitment to others. Norma enjoyed life to the fullest, always being surrounded by friends, and loved planning parties for friends and family. In addition to her parents she was predeceased by her first husband, Harold Mathes in 1986, and her second husband, Walter Knight in 2001; a daughter, Maryland Mathes and a brother, Arthur Hayes. Norma is survived by her children, William (Cecile) Mathes of Monroe, NC. and Patricia (Peter Schanck) Moriarty of Edgewater; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Memorial Visitation Sunday, 3pm-5pm, at Clayton Funeral Home, Inc., 25 Meadow Road, Kings Park. A Memorial Mass will be offered Monday, 10am, at St. Philip Neri RC Church, Northport. Interment of cremains to follow at Northport Rural Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, pay and act of kindness forward in Norma's honor.
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