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Noreen M. Knapp

By T.J. Woodward
Sep 17, 2012, 3:13pm

Noreen Marie Knapp, 66 of Batavia  died September 15, 2012 peacefully at Crossroads House in Batavia. She was born November 12, 1945 in Lockport, to the late Raymond (Hazel Murphy) Baudendistel. Noreen was a registered nurse for 40 years graduating from Genesee Community College Nursing Program. She was employed by United Memorial Medical Center and retired as Nurse Manager of the Ambulatory Care Surgical Unit. She was a volunteer for the Salvation Army for many years and President of the Salvation Army Auxiliary, she loved to camp, hunt, draw and paint. She was also a member of the Master Gardeners and Sun Catchers Group, she enjoyed dancing; was the winner of a Jitterbug Dance Contest and she was a member of the Ladies Investment Group.

She is survived by her husband of 39 years Frank Knapp of Batavia, stepsons David Merritt and John Knapp both of Batavia, step daughters Patricia (Wayne Burgess) Knapp of Marcellus, NY and Barbara Knapp of Auburn, NY. A special dear friend Connie Ferris of Batavia survives along with 4 grandchildren...

There will be no prior calling hours. Friends are invited to attend  Funeral Services at 11:00AM on Saturday September 22, 2012 at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc., 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020. Interment will take place in Glenside Cemetery, Wolcott, NY.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Crossroads House, 11 Liberty St. Batavia, New York 14020. For more information or to sign the online guest registry please go to or call 343-8260. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.

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