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Marian L. Knickerbocker

February 16, 1922 — February 19, 2013

Marian L. (Randall) Knickerbocker, 91, of Cincinnatus, NY, passed away on Tuesday, February 19, 2013, at her home.

Born in Pitcher, NY, on February 16, 1922, Mrs. Knickerbocker was a daughter of the late John and Gertrude Baldwin Randall.  A lifelong resident of this area, she attended the Pitcher Federated Church.  She was a 1940 graduate of Cincinnatus Central School and attended Cazenovia College and Cortland Business School.  On August 19, 1943, she married Richard E. Knickerbocker who was killed in action on May 12, 1944, in Fleers, France, while serving in the U.S. Air Force during WWII.  She was a member of the Knickerbocker Country Club, former president of the Cincinnatus American Legion Auxiliary, former member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Cincinnatus Chapter, and a lifetime member of the Cincinnatus Heritage Society.  In her earlier years, she worked at the C&U Telephone Company.  She retired as the Cincinnatus Elementary School secretary after 21 years of service.

She is survived by her son, Richard M. (Sandra) Knickerbocker, of N. Potomac, MD; granddaughters, Terri (Michael) Baker of Tracy, CA, and Randall Knickerbocker of Manhattan; and a grandson, Malcolm Knickerbocker of Los Angeles, CA.  She also leaves behind her great-granddaughters, Amanda, Ashley, and Cheyanne; a great-grandson, Cody; sister-in-law, Edith Randall, of Cincinnatus; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus, NY, on Saturday, March 2, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. with Fred M.S. Downs officiating.  Burial will be in Cincinnatus Cemetery.  The family will be present to receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, March 1, 2013, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Expressions of sympathy in memory of Mrs. Knickerbocker may be directed to the Cincinnatus Heritage Society, P.O. Box 264, Cincinnatus, NY, 13040.


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Service Schedule

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Friday, March 1, 2013

6:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

Perry-Cook American Legion Post #973

167 Valley View Rd, South Otselic, NY 13155

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Funeral Service

Saturday, March 2, 2013

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