Marilyn E. McKnight

November 5, 1924March 30, 2019

It is with great sadness that the family of Marilyn Lucas McKnight announces her passing, in Overland Park, Kansas, on Saturday, March 30, 2019, at the age of 94 years. Born in Akron, OH Marilyn lived a full life as a wonderful mother and homemaker. Formerly of Avalon, Franklin Park and McCandless, in 2014 Marilyn moved to Kansas. Marilyn will be remembered for her beautiful smile that could light up your soul. She will be dearly missed and forever in our hearts.

Marilyn will lovingly be remembered by her children, Lynn Schneider (Tom) of Overland Park, KS; Robert Lucas of Ft. Pierce, FL; and, Gail Ross (Cal) of McKees Rocks, PA. Marilyn has three grandchildren, Mark Schneider (Tina) of Rogers, AR; Ryan Schneider (Jennifer) of Overland Park, KS; and, Jason Lucas of Coraopolis, PA, and is the very proud Great-Grandma of Jack, Lucas, Trent and Gabrielle Schneider. Marilyn was preceded in death by husband William J. Lucas; a son, William M. Lucas; and, by husband James A. McKnight.

Family and friends will be received on Monday, April 8 from 11:00 am until the time of service at 1:00 pm at Orion C. Pinkerton Funeral Home, Inc., 1014 California Avenue, Avalon, (412-766-5600). Interment will follow in Allegheny County Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations in honor of Marilyn McKnight may be made to Ascend Hospice, 4550 W 109th Street, Suite 210, Overland Park, KS 66211.


  • Visitation Monday, April 8, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, April 8, 2019

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