MARIE E. KNAFEL (nee Timko), beloved wife of the late William J.; loving mother of Susan E. Rector (husband Darrell) and Janet M. Aughinbaugh; devoted grandmother of Kristen M. Dobson (husband Matthew), Matthew C. Rector (Kelsie Robertson) and Andrew Aughinbaugh and great-grandmother of Hailey and Cameron Dobson and Addison Rector; and long-time childhood friend of Virginia Supik.
Marie was born on August 14, 1920 in Cleveland and passed away on December 2, 2018. She was a resident of Novelty since 1952 and a parishioner of St. Anselm Catholic Church. She loved spending time with her grandchildren, gardening, wildlife and her pets and will be remember as an outgoing, strong-willed woman with a sense of humor. She will be dearly missed.
The family would like to extend their gratitude to the wonderful staff at Briar Hill Healthcare Center and Hospice of the Western Reserve. The care, compassion and friendship that was shown to Marie was irreplaceable and a source of comfort to the family.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Marie to Hospice of the Western Reserve P.O. Box 72101, Cleveland, OH 44192.
Prayers of Christian Burial Friday, December 7, 2018 at 11 AM at THE FUNERAL HOME. Burial following at Riverview Memorial Park Cemetery. Family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of Marie at THE DeJOHN FUNERAL HOME & CELEBRATIONS CENTER OF CHESTERLAND 12811 CHILLICOTHE ROAD (Rt. 306, just south of Mayfield Rd.) FRIDAY MORNING 10-11 AM.
Charity Name: HOSPICE OF THE WESTERN RESERVE INC
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