Foster L. Knorr Sr.

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Foster L. Knorr Sr., 81, of Wilkes-Barre passed away Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township.

Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Foster and Ruth (Hazleton) Knorr. He was educated in Wilkes-Barre schools. He was an Army veteran of the Korean Conflict. For many years he was employed by Mahaffey Oil and prior to his retirement he was employed by Dupont Chemical. He was a former member of the AMVETS Post 59, Hanover Township, and the Teamsters Union.

Preceding him in death was his sister, Mary Jane Tyson.

Surviving are his wife of 44 years, the former Dorothy Price; children, Terry Connor and her husband, Elmer, Dallas; Shelly Quinn and her husband, David, White Haven; Brian Knorr, Dallas; Terry August and her husband, Chris, Forty Fort; Foster Knorr and his wife, Kathleen, Nanticoke; Alice Frantz and her husband, Glenn, Harveys Lake; Christa Knorr and her fiance, Ryan Malone, Nanticoke; Andrew Knorr and his wife, Heidi, Wilkes-Barre; grandchildren, Tanya Hall, Tommy Connor, Heidi Quinn, Jessica Shope, Melissa Sartori, Bobby Solomon, Stephen Solomon, Cameron August, Alycia Knorr; nine great-grandchildren; sister, Ruth Ann Hunter, Flagtown, N.J.; Edith Hungarter, Wilkes-Barre; brother, Howard Knorr, Wilkes-Barre; several nieces and nephews

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Metcalfe-Shaver-Kopcza Funeral Home Inc., 504 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming, with the Rev. Timothy Hall of the Nebo Baptist Church of Nanticoke officiating.

Interment will be in the Memorial Shrine Park, Carverton.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Nebo Baptist Church, 75 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke PA 18634, or Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517 Topeka, KS 66675.
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Published in Citizens' Voice from Sept. 28 to Sept. 29, 2013
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