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Delora "Toody" (Graves) Knorr

October 23, 1930 ~ November 22, 2023 (age 93) 93 Years Old

Delora Knorr Obituary

Delora L. “Toody” Knorr, 93, of Girard, passed away quietly and peacefully on Wednesday November 22, 2023, at her home.

She was born in Albion on October 23, 1930, a daughter of the late Earl and Mildred (Hyde) Graves.

Toody graduated from Albion High School in 1947. Following high school, she went to work at the Girard Model Works (Marx Toy’s) on the assembly line. She later was employed at Precise Plastics as a machine operator and later worked at Pleasant Ridge Manor as a nurse’s aide. Most recently, she was self employed as a caregiver for individuals in the Girard area for many years.

She was a member of the Girard American Legion Post #494 Auxiliary where she volunteered many hours in the kitchen at the old post. She was also a member of the Girard United Methodist Church, enjoyed bingo and scratch off tickets at the legion, poker and mostly just taking care of her family and watching her grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel Knorr in 1991, also by two sisters, Eddrie Smith and Lucille Randall and two brothers, Frank and Wilbur Graves.

She will be greatly missed by her family, which includes her daughter, Sandra R. Platz (Ron); her grandchildren, Travis Platz, Austin Platz (Shaelyn McQuillen); great grandchildren, Chloe and Alexandria Platz; and sisters-in-law, Pauline Graves and Thelma Hall.

Friends may call on Tuesday (11/28) from 12 noon to the time of service at 2PM, with Rev. Rodney Smith (Toody’s Nephew) officiating.

Burial will be in the Girard Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Girard American Legion Post #494 Auxiliary, 42 Wall St., Girard, PA 16417.

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Visitation
Tuesday
November 28, 2023

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Edder Funeral Home, Inc.
309 Main St.
Girard, PA 16417

Funeral Service
Tuesday
November 28, 2023

2:00 PM
Edder Funeral Home, Inc.
309 Main St.
Girard, PA 16417

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