Dorothy A. Knapp, 89, of Medina NY went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at the Orchard Manor Nursing Home, after a long illness.
Born on June 5, 1930 in East Otto NY, she was the daughter of the late William and Bertha (Clark) Peacock.
Dorothy came to the Albion/Medina area in the 1940’s and was later employed with the General Electric Company of Brockport NY for 20 years. She then attended Genesee Community College and received an Associates Degree in Human Services and worked for the Genesee County Office of the Aging until her retirement in 1980. Dorothy was a member of the Alabama Full Gospel Fellowship Church of Medina. She had a love of sewing and making quilts, which she shared with family and friends. Dorothy was a devoted mother and dear friend to her many church, sewing and hobby circles.
She is survived by her husband of 34 years, Harold Knapp, children, James and Robert VanderWoude, both of Medina NY, Linda (Henry Azcue) VanderWoude of Brooklyn NY, Donald Knapp of Indiana, Edward (Hope) Knapp of Alexander NY, granddaughter-in-law, Shannon Daugherty of North Adams MA, grandsons, Travis VanderWoude, Johnathon, Joshua, Michael Knapp, great-grandsons, Chase and Payton VanderWoude, Benjamin, Connor, Oliver, Jordan Knapp, also survived are several nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, Dorothy is predeceased by a son, William VanderWoude.
Relatives and friends may call on Friday, July 19, 2019 from 11 AM-2 PM at the Bogan & Tuttle Funeral Home, 226 Pearl St. Medina, NY 14103, where a funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM with the Rev. Russell Peters officiating. Burial will be in the Fairview Cemetery in Springville NY.
Memorials may be made in Dorothy’s name to the Alabama Full Gospel Fellowship Church, 5329 S. Gravel Rd. Medina, NY 14103.
Please light a candle or share a memory of Dorothy at: www.bogantuttlefunerals.com
Alabama Full Gospel Fellowship Church
5329 S. Gravel Rd., Medina NY 14103