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Bridgeport, Conn., died Sunday, June 12, 2011, at Presbyterian Columbian Hospital, New York, N.Y.
He was born Oct. 12, 1936, in Iselin, to Michael and Mary (Poycock) Knopick.
Mr. Knopick was a veteran of the U.S. Army, an avid golfer and a gourmet cook. He also volunteered at the Thomas Merton Center for Homeless Men.
Mr. Knopick was a claims adjuster with Allstate insurance.
Surviving relatives include two sisters, Frances Albecht and husband Paul and Geraldine Poydence; a brother, Robert Knopick and wife Dorothy; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 17, 2011, at the Deeley Funeral Home, Punxsutawney.
A funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, June 17, 2011, at Ss. Cosmas & Damian Roman Catholic Church with Msgr. Joseph Riccardo officiating.
Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery, Punxsutawney.
Memorials may be made to SS.C.D. or to the Thomas Merton Center for Homeless Men, 43 Madison Ave., Bridgeport, Conn. 06604.