Obituary of Nellie M. Knorr
Burlinghton Flats, NY
Nellie M. Knorr, 92, of Burlington Flats, NY, passed away Saturday November 16, 2019 at her home, surrounded by her family.
Nellie was born on October 26, 1927 in New City, NY the daughter of the late John and Carrie Garrison Mackey. In addition to her parents, she was pre deceased by her husband William H. Knorr in 1992, a son Dr. William Knorr, and a brother Richard Mackey.
She is survived by a son John (Nancy) Knorr of Burlington Flats, daughters Mary (Eric) Meyer of Burlington Flats, Linda Fiorello of GA, Grandchildren: William (Christine) Knorr, Elizabeth Knorr, John Knorr, Brian Knorr, Eric Meyer, Christopher Meyer, and Sean (Antoinette) Meyer, Carrie Fiorello, Jacob Knorr, Tessa Knorr, and Hettie Knorr Great Grandchildren: Catherine Knorr, Edward Knorr, Cayla Meyer, Madison Meyer, Devin Meyer, Chloe Meyer, Julian Knorr, Peter Knorr, Catherine Knorr, Michael Knorr, Caden Baber, Rylan Fiorello, a daughter in law Suzanne Knorr, a sister in law Betty Mackey, and several nieces nephews.
Nellie was a 35 year resident of Burlington Flats, coming from New City, NY in Rockland County. Following graduation from Congers High School, Nellie was employed for many years with the Rockland County Courthouse as a secretary. She and William owned the Casey Jones Railroad, where many people came to ride the train, and enjoy ice cream, and she babysat for many area teachers. Later in her career, she drove bus for the Rockland Bus Line, who serviced the area schools, until her retirement.
Calling hours will be held 2:00 to 4:00 PM and again from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM on Thursday November 21, 2019 at the Michael J. Higgins Funeral Service Inc. 113 Lake Road Congers, NY. Graveside services will be held Friday at 11:00 AM at the Brick Church Cemetery, Spring Valley, NY.
In lieu of flowers donation may be made to Helios Care (formerly Hospice) 297 River Street Suite #1 Oneonta, NY 13820.
Arrangements are with Delker and Terry Funeral Home 30 South Street Edmeston, NY with local direction from the Zygmunt-Murtie Funeral and Cremation Service.To send flowers to the family of Nellie Knorr, please visit Tribute Store