Geraldine C. Knapp
1922 - 2021
BORN
1922
DIED
2021
FUNERAL HOME
Townsend-Wood Funeral Chapel
201 East Elm Street
Penn Yan, NY
PENN YAN - Geraldine C. Knapp, 99, passed away Tuesday (October 19, 2021) at the Penn Yan Manor Nursing Home in Penn Yan, N.Y.

Friends and family may call from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday (October 28) at Townsend Wood & Zinger Funeral Home, 201 E. Elm St., Penn Yan, NY 14527. A funeral will follow at 5 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial doantations may be made in her memory to the Humane Society of Yates County, PO Box 12, Penn Yan, NY 14527 or to the Penn Yan Manor, 655 N. Liberty St., Penn Yan, NY 14527.

Geraldine was born in Rochester, N.Y. on August 10, 1922, the daughter of the late Gerald and Katherine (Menzie) Cox. Geraldine was truly a member of "The Greatest Generation". She survived and thrived through the best of times and the worst of times in the Twentieth Century. She did so with courage and tenacity, while having an enormous impact on her children and everyone she met. Geraldine was a strong and charming woman.

Geraldine is survived by her children, Diane (Jerry) Becker, "Jeff" John (Nancy) Zimar, J. Michael (Michele) Rose, and Jennifer (William) Allison; daughter-in-law, Carol Zimar; grandchildren, Michael Hawkeye Cornell, Alexandria Zimar, Katherine Zimar, Sean Allison, Brent (Gabby) Allison, Cody Allison, Genevieve Becker, Theresa Becker, and Amy Becker; as well as, seven great- grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Geraldine was predeceased by her husbands, Frank Zimar, Howard Rose and Charles Knapp; son, Stephen Zimar; and her brother, Charles Cox.

Memories of Geraldine may be shared with her family and friends at townsendwoodzinger.com
Published by Finger Lakes Times from Oct. 23 to Oct. 28, 2021.
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MEMORIAL EVENTS
Oct
28
Calling hours
3:00p.m. - 5:00p.m.
Townsend-Wood Funeral Chapel
201 East Elm Street, Penn Yan, NY
Oct
28
Funeral service
5:00p.m.
Townsend-Wood Funeral Chapel
201 East Elm Street, Penn Yan, NY
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