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  • Harold G. Knapp

  • Harold G. Knapp, 93, formerly of 240 Church St., Little Falls, passed away on Saturday, July 6, 2013, at the Masonic Care Community, Utica, where he had been a resident since October 2012.

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  • Harold G. Knapp, 93, formerly of 240 Church St., Little Falls, passed away on Saturday, July 6, 2013, at the Masonic Care Community, Utica, where he had been a resident since October 2012.
    He was born on April 26, 1920, in Dolgeville, the son of the late Earl J. and Myrtle (Doxtader) Knapp, and attended Little Falls High School. He was united in marriage to his wife of 67 years, the former Gertrude L. Urich, on May 30, 1946, at the Christ Lutheran Church, Little Falls. Mrs. Knapp predeceased him just two weeks prior on June 23, 2013.
    Mr. Knapp was a veteran of World War II, serving with the U.S. Army Air Corps, entering the service on April 23, 1942, in Utica, and served with the 39th Bombardment Group and was honorably discharged as a staff sergeant on Feb. 1, 1946, at Ft. Dix, NJ.
    Mr. Knapp was a member of the Christ Lutheran Church, Little Falls, and served on the church council for many years.
    He is survived by his sons, Alan D. Knapp, of Sherrill, and Donald B. Knapp and his wife, Mary Ann, of Sauquoit; his grandsons, Scott, Brett, Matthew, David, Michael and Christopher Knapp; a brother, William E. Knapp, of Mount Vernon; a sister-in-law, Helen Urich, of Little Falls; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a son, Richard H. Knapp, in 1954; a sister, Mildred Dicks in 1996; and by his daughter-in-law, Mary E. Knapp, in 2000.
    Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at 10 a.m. from the Chapman-Moser Funeral Home, 42 N. Ann St., Little Falls, with the Vicar Christin Fawcett of the Christ Lutheran Church, Little Falls, officiating. Interment will take place in Church Street Cemetery, Little Falls. There are no calling hours.
    It is the wish of the family that contributions in memory of Mr. Knapp be considered to the Christ Lutheran Church, 14 Petrie St., Little Falls, NY 13365. Envelopes are also available at the funeral home for this purpose.
    Online remembrances www.chapmanmoser.com.
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