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Louis E. Knarr

July 5, 1947 — April 30, 2022

Louis E. Knarr, 74, of Carlisle, PA, passed away on Saturday, April 30, 2022, at home surrounded by his loving family after a courageous two-year battle with M.D.S. He was born July 5, 1947, in Punxsutawney, PA to the late Burnett Henry and Martha Elizabeth (Dobson) Knarr.
Louis served in the Army from 1966-1969 and was stationed in Germany and upon returning home moved to Carlisle. He retired as a security guard in July of 2012 from the Navy Supply Depot and Carlisle Army Barracks. Louis was a fireman and ambulance driver for Cumberland Goodwill Fire Co. and met his future wife when on an ambulance call to Carlisle Hospital.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years Carol A. (Grimm) Knarr; children Corbett Knarr and his wife Christine, Christine Brown and her husband Scott and Colin Knarr and his wife Kristen; grandchildren Kelsi, Alexis, Allison and Madison Knarr, Keaton Brown, and Ariel (Gilmore) Knarr. Also survived by sisters Wilma Finn of MN and Donna Hann and her husband Bill of Georgia, along with many beloved nieces and nephews. In addition to his late parents, Louis was preceded in death by his brother Clair Knarr and sister Lulu Jean Huffman.
A funeral service will be held at 1:30PM on Friday, May 6, 2022, at Hoffman Funeral Home, Carlisle, PA 17013. Viewing will be held at the funeral home on Thursday from 6:00PM until 8:00PM. Interment will be in Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens.

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Visitation

Thursday, May 5, 2022

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Hoffman Funeral Home & Crematory

2020 West Trindle Road, Carlisle, PA 17013

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Service

Friday, May 6, 2022

Starts at 1:30 pm (Eastern time)

Hoffman Funeral Home & Crematory

2020 West Trindle Road, Carlisle, PA 17013

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Burial

Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens

1921 Ritner Highway, Carlisle, PA 17013

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