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Sunday, December 8, 2013

Dorothy Theresa Knorr

Dorothy Theresa Knorr, age 80, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, December 4, 2013 as a result of an automobile accident in Clifton Park.

She was born on October 15th, 1933 in Albany, NY to the late Harry Schramm and Adeline Geary.  She married Gerald Knorr in 1958 and raised her family in Saratoga Springs.

Dorothy is survived by her husband, Gerald; son, Gerald Jr.; daughter, Theresa Knorr and son-in-law Adolfo Suero; daughter Charleen Knorr; brother, Harry Schramm, sister-in-law, Denise, sister-in-law, Rosemary; daughter-in-law Fran; grandchildren, Mickey Knorr and wife Shannon, Heather Elie and husband John, Timothy Dow, Jordan Dow, Nina Knorr, Aron Knorr and great grandchildren, Kiara, Sophia, Madelyn, Martin, Mason and soon to be, Alexis Dorothy Lee.

She was a wife of 55 years and beloved mother and grandmother.  She retired from the State University of New York at Albany after 18 years of service.  She was an artist and loved to knit and crochet and sold her wares at local craft fairs.

Relatives and friends may call from 6pm to 8pm Monday, December 9, 2013 at Compassionate Funeral Care, 402 Maple Ave., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30 am Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at St. Clement’s Church, 231 Lake Ave. by the Rev. Paul Borowski, C.Ss.R.  Burial will follow in the Saratoga VA National Cemetery, Schuylerville, NY at noon

Arrangements are under the direction of Compassionate Funeral Care, 402 Maple Ave., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866. 

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