Dorothy Irene  Barnhart

Dorothy Irene Barnhart

Female 1910 - 2012  (101 years)

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  • Name Dorothy Irene Barnhart  [1
    Born 28 Dec 1910  Yoe, York County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Census 1920  Windsor, York County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 5 Apr 1930  Windsor Township, York County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 10 Apr 1940  East Prospect, York County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 16 Nov 2012  Dallastown, York County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    • Dorothy Irene (Barnhart) Knisley, 101, passed away Friday, November 16, 2012, with her family by her side. She was the wife of Ross P. Knisley, who passed away April 12, 1961. The couple was married for 30 years before Ross's passing.
      Mrs. Knisley was born December 28, 1910 in Yoe, the daughter of the late Leander and Ida (Fix) Barnhart.
      She worked in various cigar factories, and retired from Stauffer Biscuit in 1976. Dorothy attended St. John's United Church of Christ in Red Lion from her childhood, and upon her death, was the oldest active member. She liked to cook and bake, loved her flower gardens, and absolutely spoiled her children and grandchildren.
      Mrs. Knisley is survived by a son, Keith K. Knisley, and companion Theon Lentz; a daughter, Theresa K. Adams and her husband W. Craig; grandchildren, Cathy Kitzmiller, Lynn Dunn and her husband Gary, Lisa Benkert and her companion Scott Schroeder, Jeffery Keller and his wife Tammy, Barry Keller and his companion Shendra Smoker, and Denise Keller; great-grandchildren, Courtney Keller, Kraig Keller, Nicole Kriskie, Marcus Dunn, Damien Benkert, and Alex Keller; great-great-grandchildren, Ashion, Lyric, and Derrick; six brothers and four sisters. In addition to her parents and husband, Dorothy was preceded in death by a son, Wilton L. Knisley, and a great-grandson, Jordan Benkert.
      The family would like to thank Manor Care Dallastown, Grane Hospice, and Reverend David Tietje for their care and compassion during Dorothy's illness.
      A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, November 20, 2012, at St. John's United Church of Christ, 161 N. Main St., Red Lion, with the Reverend David Tietje officiating. A viewing will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church. Burial will follow the service at Riverview Cemetery, in East Prospect. Life Tributes by Olewiler and Heffner Funeral Chapel & Crematory, Inc., 35 Gotham Place, Red Lion, is in charge of arrangements.
      Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on November 19, 2012
    Buried Riverview Cemetery, East Prospect, York County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Siblings 10 siblings 
    Person ID I1057  schnetzka
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2015 

    Father Leander Barnhart,   b. 1 Aug 1868, York County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1957, Cape Horn, York County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother Ida Sedona Fix,   b. 18 Sep 1866, York County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1957, Red Lion, York County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 17 May 1888 
    Family ID F2  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ross Pershing Knisley,   b. 13 Aug 1912, York County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1961, East Prospect, York County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Married Y  [1
    Children 
     1. Keith K Knisley
     2. Theresa K Knisley
    +3. Wilton L Knisley,   b. 7 Aug 1932, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 2003  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2015 
    Family ID F541  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Dec 1910 - Yoe, York County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1920 - Windsor, York County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 5 Apr 1930 - Windsor Township, York County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 10 Apr 1940 - East Prospect, York County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Nov 2012 - Dallastown, York County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Riverview Cemetery, East Prospect, York County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S67] Jan Barnhart, Compiler: Jan Barnhart, (Jan Barnhart, July 2001).

    2. [S8] Find-a-grave.com, (http://www.findagrave.com).

    3. [S43] .


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