Knapp, John H.
Apalachin: John H. Knapp, 88, of Apalachin, went to the loving arms of his Lord and Savior, Tuesday, May 20, 2014. He was predeceased by his beloved wife of 56 years, Patricia, in 2011 and an infant daughter, Barbara. He is survived by four sons and daughters-in-law, Dale and Sheryl Knapp, Indian Harbour Beach, FL, John C. Knapp, Waynesburg, PA, Thomas W. and Kathryn Knapp, Vestal and Gary M. and Karen Knapp, Apalachin; special daughter, Kathleen A. Knapp, Owego; ten grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren; sister and brother-in-law, Doris and Otis Robbins, Elmira, NY; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, William and Dolores DeCoste, Pittsford, NY, Charles and Susan Hyson, Lincoln, RI and Richard Hyson, San Jose; several nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was a member of Calvary's Love Assembly of God Church, Johnson City, a retired agent with All State Insurance with 33 years of service. John was a veteran of WWII and the Korean War. During WWII, John was sent to the University of Rochester on the Military V12 Program, where he proudly received his Bachelor of Arts Degree. A proud recipient of the Bronze Star during his term in Korea. The family would like to extend a special thank you to UHS Outpatient Nurse Lisa Stank and Lourdes Hospice Program for all their care and support. Funeral Services will be held Friday 1 p.m. from the Allen Memorial Home, 511-513 East Main Street, Endicott, with Chaplain Gary Knapp officiating. Burial will be in Vestal Hills Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the Allen Memorial Home Friday from 11 a.m. until service time at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in his memory may be made to the Broome-Tioga Special Olympics, Government Plaza, Binghamton, NY 13901.
Published in Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin from May 22 to May 23, 2014
Allen Memorial Home
511 E. Main St. Endicott, NY 13760