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Thursday, March 22, 2012

Elnora Ransom KNAUER, 92, of Coudersport, PA

Elnora Ransom KNAUER, 92, of Coudersport, PA, died Thursday, March 22,
2012 in the Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport.

Born September 3,
1919, in Bingham Township, PA, she was the daughter of Rufus and Helen Shutt Johnson. She attended the country school in Ischua, NY and
graduated from Lewisville Vocational High School in Ulysses in 1937.

She was employed at the Anchor Toy Factory in Coudersport, Cooper-Slide in Genesee, furniture manufacturer in Canisteo, NY, Mapes Woodworking in Whitesville, NY, and worked as a caregiver for many area residents.

Elnora attended the First Baptist Church in Roulette
and more recently the Bingham Center Bible Church. She was a member of the West Bingham Grange and the Coudersport Senior Center.

Surviving are: three sons, Eugene (Patricia) Ransom of Conesus, NY, Robert (Paula) Ransom of Whitesville, NY, and Dale (Georgia) Ransom of Genesee, PA; 17 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and 12 step-children.

She was predeceased
by her first husband, Howard E. Ransom in 1959; her second husband, George Knauer, Sr. in 1984; a daughter-in-law, Carol Ransom; three brothers, Daniel Johnson, Donald Johnson, and Arthur Eugene Johnson; two sisters, Mary Springer and Helen Mae Burrous; and three step-children.

Friends may call Saturday, March 24, 2012 from 2:00 –
4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 PM at the Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses, PA, where Funeral Services will be held on Sunday at 2:00 PM. Pastor Harold Kiel will officiate. Burial will be in North Bingham Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Bingham Center Bible Church or the Coudersport Senior Center, Coudersport, PA

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1 comment :

Anonymous said...

Sympathy is extended to Family and Friends of Elnora. Ifondly remember her from years back! Sincerely Bev & Steve