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Christine Knapp

d. October 4, 2020

Christine Knapp, 42, of Kerhonkson, died Sunday, October 4, 2020 at home.

Born in Brooklyn, she was a daughter of the late Douglas Knapp & Angela Aprea.

Christine was a vibrant, caring and loving soul who would brighten up the day of everyone she came across. She loved nothing more than to spend her days with her beloved dogs, Pepper & Rose, as well as her partner of 12 years, Eric Desley, her twin sister Jane and her brother Jesse and his family. She had many friends and family far and wide who she could effortlessly make laugh with her sharp humor. Like so many people across the world today Christine struggled with mental issues at times in her life, but with the help of Ulster County medical organizations she was able to live a happy life. She’s a testament to the importance of mental care being close and available to all who need help. She will be thoroughly missed by all she touched.

Christine is survived by her brother, Jesse Knapp and his fiancé, Brenda Vitarius of Kingston and her twin sister, Jane Knapp of Kingston. One nephew, Blaze Knapp also survives.

A Memorial Gathering will take place at the Simpson-Hammerl Funeral Home on Saturday, October 31, 2020 from 1:00 to 3:00 PM.

Interment will be privately held.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to the Mental Health Association in Ulster, 300 Aaron Ct., Kingston, NY 12401.

Simpson-Hammerl Funeral Home is honored to assist the family with the arrangements.
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Saturday, October 31, 2020

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