Mary Knott-Washington was born in Cadet on February 22, 1939. Mary was preceded in death by her beloved husband Thomas Washington, mother Marguerite Clancy-Knott, father Joseph I. Knott, brothers B.J. Knott, Charles Knott and Thomas Knott.
Survived by her two daughters Anne, & Elizabeth, and son Thomas, her 6 grandchildren, her sister Jeanne Knott-Schenck, sister-in-law, Joan Knott, and many nieces and nephews.
Mary grew up in Washington County and graduated from Potosi High School. Mary was a graduate of Mizzou in Columbia and taught in St. Louis County.
Mary passed peacefully in her home surrounded by loved ones in San Mateo, CA., on Saturday, September 25, 2021.
Mary’s greatest joy in life was spending time with her family and grandchildren.
She was a selfless, kind, and all-around wonderful person who loved her family fiercely.
Mary was deeply loved by many and will be greatly missed by all.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.
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