Mona’s Legacy

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Mona’s husband Herbert remarried and went on to a distinguished career as a Supreme Court Judge in Vancouver. He died in 1957 after a long illness. At that time, his son Archie was living New Westminster, BC.

During the Second World War, Mona’s youngest son Phil flew 39 missions over France and Germany and earned a Distinguished Flying Cross. After the war, he returned to Vancouver and became a broadcaster and sports writer there. He also became a world-class bridge player. He died in 2012, leaving a wife, two daughters and a son, two stepchildren and five grandchildren.

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This concludes the story about Mona and her family. Please stay tuned for the story of Archie and Corrie’s youngest child, Phyllis, who outlived the rest of the family by nearly two decades.
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Image: Photo of Mona Natalie Knight, circa 1925, courtesy of Mary Elizabeth Clark, Cobourg, Ontario, 8 August 2014.