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HARRIETT JANE GATES-KNOTT

February 12, 1933 — June 28, 2014

Mrs. Harriet Jane Gates-Knott, 81, Logan Township, died peacefully Saturday morning at her residence.

She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Oliver Goldsmith and Charlotte Blanche (Rosch) Langer. She was twice married, first to James Daniel Gates in November 1951. He preceded her in death on July 29, 1973. She then married Thomas Richard Knott on July 6, 1974, in Altoona. He preceded her in death on June 2, 1987.

Surviving are three daughters: Mary (Don) Foor, Patricia (George) Rightenour and Diane Schoening; a son, Thomas R. (Christina) Knott; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Clara Dean Clapper; a niece, Bertha “Toots” Rupert; a niece who she treated like a daughter, Patty Brantner; and  Joe Pelton, whom she treated as a son, and his wife, Maureen.

She was preceded in death by 15 siblings; a son-in-law, Mark Schoening; and a grandson, Johnny Boyles III.

Harriet was a member of First Church of Christ. She enjoyed bingo, yard sales and going to casinos.

Friends will be received from 3 until the 7 p.m. funeral service Monday, June 30, 2014, at Stanley J. Krish Funeral Home Inc., 1204 17th St., Altoona, by Pastor John Collins. A private committal will be at Calvary Cemetery.

 
 
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Monday, June 30, 2014

3:00 - 7:00pm (Eastern time)

Stanley J. Krish Funeral Home, Inc.

1204 17th Street , Altoona, PA 16601

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Monday, June 30, 2014

Starts at 7:00pm (Eastern time)

STANLEY J. KRISH FUNERAL HOME, INC

1204 17th street, Altoona, PA 16601

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