Rockport, MA — Joseph W. Knowlton, Jr., 90, of Rockport, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 25, 2012, at the Den Mar Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Rockport. He was predeceased by his loving wife of 65 years, Lorraine, on June 29, 2011.
Joseph was born in Gloucester on June 24, 1922, son of the late Joseph W. and Sarah (Gardner) Knowlton.
He is survived by his daughter, Donna K. Pfosi of Rockport; and two sons, David Knowlton of Gloucester and Dana Knowlton of West Tisbury, as well as five grandchildren. Joe leaves behind so many devoted friends and caregivers over the past several months during his stay at Den Mar. He was loved and respected by all who knew him and he will be deeply missed.
ARRANGEMENTS: His service will be held privately at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his name to the Den Mar Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 44 South Street, Rockport, MA 01966.
Arrangements are by the Burgess & Mackey Funeral Home, 201 Main St., Rockport. For online condolences, please visit burgessandmackey.com.