RUMFORD -- Betsey D. Knox, 46, of Canton, passed away peacefully on December 8, 2010 with her loving family at her side, following a courageous six-month battle with lung cancer.
She was born in Rumford on Friday the 13th of December in the middle of a blizzard, the daughter of Roger and Susan (Dyke) Knox. Betsey was a graduate of Dirigo High School Class of 1982.
She always worked in grocery and convenience stores; most recently having worked at Food City in Turner.
Betsey especially enjoyed meeting people, making friends, and sharing a smile. She enjoyed life to the fullest.
Surviving are her parents, Roger L. Knox of Peru, and Susan D. Arsenault of Canton; a daughter, Ellen Marie Webber and companion, CJ of Canton; a son, Ryan Lee Webber and companion, Brianna of Canton; a stepdaughter, Erika and family of Berlin, NH; two brothers, Larry Knox and friend, Liz of Dixfield, and Brian Knox and wife, Amy of Peru; several stepbrothers, stepsisters, and their families; many aunts, uncles and cousins; nephews and nieces, Glen, Derrik, Tanya, Chad, Courtney and Scott; and a great-nephew, Brayden.
She was predeceased by an infant son, Christopher; her stepfather, Albert Arsenault Sr., Grammy and
Grampa Knox, and Grammy and Grampa Dyke.