Knapp, LilaLila Edith Lydia Knapp of Hanover, formerly of Sullivan Township, passed away at Hanover & District Hospital on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 in her 93rd year.


Cherished mother of Shirley Clarke of Chesley, Eleanor Showell and her husband Brad Edmonstone of Beamsville and Murray and his wife Kathy of R.R. #4 Chesley. Loving grandmother of nine grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren and five great great-grandchildren. Lila will be sadly missed by her sister Ruby Knapp of Chesley, sisters-in-law Elda Mae Knapp of Chesley, Jean Knapp of Hanover and many nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by her beloved husband Arnold, sons-in-law Bruce Showell and Rick Clarke, great-granddaughter Taya Paterson, brother Elmer Pegelo and her parents, Louie and Eleanor (Lange) Pegelo.


Visitation will be held at Rhody Family Funeral Home, Chesley on Sunday from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m. A funeral service celebrating Lila’s life will be held at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Chesley on Monday, April 21, 2014 at 1 p.m. Spring interment in Chesley Cemetery.


Memorial donations to St. Mark’s Lutheran Church or Chesley Hospital Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

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