Leah G. Knapp

July 23, 1928 - February 1, 2018

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Obituaries » Leah G. Knapp

Leah G. Knapp, 89, died on Feb. 1, 2018, at Mayo Healthcare in Northfield, with her loving sister, Phyllis, at her bedside. She was born in Northfield on July 23, 1928, the daughter of Carl and Martha (Lee) Diemer. She was a graduate of Northfield High School, class of 1946. She later earned a diploma in nursing from Heaton Hospital in Montpelier. She worked as a nurse for Mayo Hospital and later, for Mayo Residential Care, both of Northfield, retiring in the mid-1990s after over 40 years of service. She was a member of the United Church in Northfield, Central Vermont Boating Club, Bull Run Home Dem. and Northfield Snowmobilers. She enjoyed boating, snowmobile riding, camping, gardening, sewing, baking, daily walks around Northfield and all the Bull Run Activities. Survivors include two children, Gilbert “Sam” Knapp III and his wife, Pauli, of Northfield Falls, Carol Jenkinson and her husband, John, of West Berlin; her loving sister, Phyllis Clough, of Northfield; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; favorite nephew Steven Clough; and many nieces and nephews.

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