2012-08-16 / Obituaries

John Harold Knoepel

John Harold Knoeppel, formerly of Mahopac, passed away on July 13, 2012. He was born February 14, 1937, in New York City and raised in Yonkers. He joined the United States Marine Corps in 1954 and served four years.

John married Joan Marie Tracey on July 10, 1956. In 1960 they moved to Mahopac, where they raised four children.

He is survived by his devoted wife Joan; his three loving children, David John Knoeppel of Valley Springs, Ca; Dawn Marie Knoeppel Kiernan of Mahopac; and Derrick Harold Knoeppel of Mahopac. John is also survived by four grandchildren, James Patrick Kiernan,

Brian Francis Kiernan, Toby Edward Kiernan and Kurt Robert Knoeppel; two great-grandchildren, Isabella Marie Caccavale Kiernan and Misty Dawn Knoeppel; and his sister; Patricia Schaefer. He was predeceased by his beloved son, Kurt Raymond Knoeppel.

John lived in Mahopac for forty years before moving to Vero Beach, Florida. A memorial visitation will be held on Saturday, August 18, from 2 to 5 p.m. at Cargain Funeral Home, 418 Route 6, Mahopac, 845-628-5655.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations in John’s name can be made to: Marine Corps League of Carmel, PO Box 667, Mahopac, NY 10541.

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