- Local Guide
Blake E. Knapp, 69, Brookville, died Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010, at Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.
He was born Jan. 28, 1941, in Cooksburg, a son of the late Meade and Elva (Sharp) Knapp.
Mr. Knapp was engaged to be married to Boots Ovenshire.
He worked as a heavy equipment operator for 33 years at PennDOT and was a member of the Brookville Presbyterian Church.
Mr. Knapp was a retiree from Union Treasury of Indiana/PennDOT, the treasurer of the Heath Township Sportsman Club and a member of the F.O.E. No. 983 in Brookville.
He was an avid outdoorsman and loved his grandchildren.
Surviving relatives include a daughter, Brenda Knapp of Kersey; a son, Thomas Knapp of DuBois; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, George and Edward Knapp.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Dec. 20, 2010, at the McKinney Funeral Home, Brookville.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010, at the funeral home with the Rev. Timothy McConville officiating.
Interment will be in St. Johnâ€™s Cemetery in Rose Township.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Brookville Presbyterian Church, White and Main Streets, Brookville, Pa., 15825.
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