In New Haven, Feb. 10, 2005, Hilda M. Knoll Rocklott, 90, of Prospect Ave., West Haven, wife of the late Raymond Rocklott also predeceased by her first husband, Carl H. Knoll, mother of Donald Knoll and his wife, Zmara of Wallingford, sister of Leonard Goss of Branford and grandmother of Lisa and Stacey Knoll of Norwalk and Jason Knoll of North Haven. She was predeceased by sons, Kenneth and Richard Knoll and a sister, Lois Morrell. Hilda was born in Derby, England, July 4, 1914 a daughter of the late Stephen and Edith Scotton Goss. She had worked as a clerk for the City of West Haven for 40 years and retired in 1992. Funeral service Mon., Feb. 14, 2005 at 11 a.m. at BEECHER & BENNETT TAYLOR FUNERAL HOME, 410 Campbell Ave., West Haven. Friends may call Sun. 3 - 7 p.m. Interment in Oak Grove Cemetery. Contributions in her memory may be made to CT Hospice, 100 Double Beach Rd., Branford, CT 06405.

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  1. Hilda will be remembered by all who knew her as a proud, strong and independent woman. She was sweet and caring and tried never to burden others with her own concerns. Hilda had a spirit that would shame many much younger than herself. I was priviledged to know Hilda as a good friend for 19 years. I will always remember and cherish the time we spent together. I will miss her very much. My heartfelt sympathy goes out to her family whom she loved dearly and spoke of frequently with great affection and pride. Hilda rest in peace. Lovingly, Doris Zudekoff

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