Condolences have been pouring in for Pauline Knight, the wife of attorney-at-law and K.D Knight, who passed away on Friday (August 20).
Reports are that Knight, who had been admitted into hospital, was on the intensive care unit battling COVID-19.
News of her passing, has stunned many of her People’s National Party colleagues, who have taken to social media to express condolences and to offer words of encouragement to her family.
“Rest in Peace Pauline Knight. My heart goes out to your husband KD, daughter Stacy and grandchildren. I am so sad,” said one Facebook friend, who attached a photo of Knight.
“Wow Stacie and her mom are more looking like twins. I can only imagine her pain now,” added another making reference to KD and Pauline’s daughter Stacey Knight Dennis, also an attorney-at-Law.
Several senior members of the PNP have also taken to social media platforms to share condolences for Knight including opposition spokesperson on energy, Phillip Paulwell.
“It is[with] profound sadness and with deep sympathy that we learn of the passing Pauline Knight, beloved wife of our dear comrade K.D. Knight. Condolences to the entire, family, friends and colleagues. Rest in peace Pauline,” said Paulwell on Facebook.
Knight’s death comes as her husband veteran politician and attorney-at-law, KD Knight recently launched an advocacy group to help persuade skeptical Jamaicans to get vaccinated against the coronavirus (COVID-19).
The “COVID Action Group” was launched in August 2021 as a community-based format aimed at vaccine advocacy.
The Knights in 2007 lost their 32-year-old son Kamahl Knight due to complications from pneumonia and leptospirosis.