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Sylvia Marie Knapp

October 13, 1923 — May 3, 2013

Sylvia Marie Knapp, 88, of Carlisle, died Friday, May 3, 2013 at Claremont Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Carlisle.
Born October 13, 1923 in East Berlin, she was a daughter of the late Herbert and Della Masmer Ebersole and the widow of Richard Knapp.
She was a teacher for 37 years in a number of school districts and taught second grade in the Carlisle School District. She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church where she quilted and was a member of various ladies' groups of the church. She loved to paint, especially oil painting of landscapes.
Surviving are one daughter, Jennifer Fox (and husband, Gary R) of Carlisle; two grandchildren, Mackenzie Fox and Tyler Fox, both of Carlisle; one great-grandson, Kaden Richard Fox; three sisters, Grace Nagorney of York, Sarah Hess of Dover, and Jane Deitz of Dover; two brothers, Fred Ebersole of East Berlin and Sam Ebersole of York. She was preceded in death by one brother, Gerald Ebersole.
Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, May 13, 2013 at Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 219 North Hanover Street, Carlisle with Rev. Timothy Sadler officiating. Burial will be in Ft. Indiantown Gap, Annville.
Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Association, 3544 North Progress Ave., Suite 205, Harrisburg, PA 17110.
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Monday, May 13, 2013

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