Geraldine Knapp

Obituary of Geraldine C. Knapp

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Geraldine C. Knapp, age 99, of Penn Yan, NY passed away Tuesday, October 19th, 2021 at the Penn Yan Manor Nursing Home in Penn Yan, NY. Geraldine was born in Rochester, NY on August 10th, 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. Friends and family may call from 3pm to 5pm on Thursday, October 28th, 2021 at Townsend Wood & Zinger Funeral Home, 201 E. Elm St., Penn Yan, NY 14527. Memorial donations 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. A funeral will follow at 5pm at the funeral home. Memories of Geraldine may be shared with her family and friends at townsendwoodzinger.com
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Thursday
28
October

Calling Hours

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Thursday, October 28, 2021
Townsend-Wood & Zinger Funeral Home
201 E. Elm Street
Penn Yan, New York, United States
315-536-3391
Thursday
28
October

Funeral Serivce

5:00 pm
Thursday, October 28, 2021
Townsend-Wood & Zinger Funeral Home
201 E. Elm Street
Penn Yan, New York, United States
315-536-3391
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