Niagara Gazette

Obituaries

January 10, 2013

Jennie Z. Knepp

NIAGARA FALLS —  

Jennie Z. (Patterson) Knepp, 90 years old, passed away on January 9, 2013 at Niagara Hospice House in Lockport. She was born in Tousey, KY on May 24, 1922, the daughter of the late Gordon and Rhea (Allen) Patterson.
Mrs. Knepp moved from Kentucky to Pennsylvania in 1945 and came to Niagara Falls in 1953. She worked as a waitress from 1964 until 1979 at the Chateau Diner, the Markee Restaurant and the Clifton Coffee Shop. Mrs. Knepp was a member of the LaSalle Church of Christ and for the past several years she attended DeGraff Adult Day Care.
Mrs. Knepp is survived by her children, Curtis P. Knepp of Maryland, Deloris Burns of Ohio, Ruth Knepp, Bernice Maggard and Deborah (Kenneth) Friend, all of Niagara Falls. She is also survived by nineteen grandchildren, thirty-two great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren; her sister, Irene Willis of Kentucky; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Kenneth P. Knepp, who passed away in 1989; her daughters, Joann Newbury and Mary Ellen McCalister; and her eight brothers.
Friends may call at the LABUDA FUNERAL HOME, INC., 356 Portage Road on Friday from 4-7 PM. where a prayer service will be held at 7 PM by Ronald Cameron. Interment in Elizabethtown Memorial Gardens, Elizabethtown, KY. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Niagara Hospice House, 4675 Sunset Drive, Lockport, NY 14094.
Visit www.niagara-gazette.com/obituaries for online guest register.

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Obituaries
Featured Ads
House Ads
AP Video
Captain of Sunken SKorean Ferry Arrested Raw: Fire Destroys 3 N.J. Beachfront Homes Raw: Pope Presides Over Good Friday Mass Raw: Space X Launches to Space Station Superheroes Descend on Capitol Mall Man Charged in Kansas City Highway Shootings Obama Awards Navy Football Trophy Anti-semitic Leaflets Posted in Eastern Ukraine Raw: Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Shakes Mexico City Ceremony at MIT Remembers One of Boston's Finest Raw: Students Hurt in Colo. School Bus Crash Raw: Church Tries for Record With Chalk Jesus Raw: Faithful Celebrate Good Friday Worldwide Deadly Avalanche Sweeps Slopes of Mount Everest Police Arrest Suspect in Highway Shootings Drought Concerns May Hurt Lake Tourism Vermont Goat Meat Gives Refugees Taste of Home Calif. Investigators Re-construct Fatal Bus Cras Mayor Rob Ford Launches Re-election Campaign Appellate Court Hears Okla. Gay Marriage Case
Opinion
House Ads
Night & Day
Twitter News
Follow us on twitter
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Front page