Daily Review on April 5, 2010
Dorothy F. Knolles, 83, of RR1 Ulster, Pa., (Sheshequin Twp.) passed away Saturday morning April 3, 2010 at the Skilled Nursing Unit of Memorial Hospital, N. Towanda Twp., Pa., following a brief illness. Born Sept. 14, 1926, in Wilmot Twp., Pa., she was the daughter of the late Daniel and Margaret Tinen Saxe. On March 17, 1947, she married Donald F. Knolles. The couple just celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary. Dorothy loved her family and her home. Her life revolved around her husband, children, grandchildren, and pets. In earlier years she loved to garden and can the produce that she grew. Dorothy always had a big Sunday dinner ready for the whole family. Surviving are: her husband, Donald F. Knolles at home; her children, Daniel and Kathy Knolles of Athens, Pa., Clyde and Monica Knolles of Ulster, Pa., Kay and William Green of Hornbrook, Pa., Ruth and Jim Jones of Athens, Pa.; her grandchildren, Donald, Eric, Christopher, Earon, Jeffery, and David Knolles, Todd Green, Jason Jones, Lisa Green-Preston, Nicole Secules, Michelle Gordon, Julie DeLill, Taunya Rosenbloom and Elizabeth Jones; 24 great-grandchildren; her sister, Rose Smith of Endicott, N.Y.; sisters-in-law, Alice Saxe of Brackney, Pa., Florence Knolles of Wyalusing, Pa.; brother-in-law, John Malik of Vestal, N.Y.; her faithful dog, Rascal. In addition to her parents, Dorothy was preceded in death by a son, Martin "Mark" Knolles in 2004; an infant son, Donald; and an infant daughter, Fay. She was also preceded in death by seven sisters and three brothers. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 8, at the Bowen-Farr Funeral Home, 6 Gordon Farr St., Ulster, Pa., with the Rev. Sandy Brant, pastor of the Ulster United Methodist Church, officiating. The family will receive friends from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday afternoon at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Sheshequin Valley Cemetery, Sheshequin Twp., Pa. In lieu of flowers the family suggests that memorial contributions may be to St. Ann's School Playground Fund, 27 Erie Ave., Hornell, NY 14843 in Dorothy F. Knolles memory.