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Maxine L. Knapp

Thursday, October 11, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Lower Macungie

Maxine L. Knapp, 86, of Lower Macungie Township, died Oct. 1, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Corning, N.Y., she was the daughter of Wendell and Elizabeth (Deuerlein) Knapp.

She graduated from Corning Free Academy in 1950 and majored in art and psychology at the University of New York, Farmingdale.

She spent many years working in the field of human services: in alcoholic rehabilitation, the care of pre-delinquent girls, recovering mental patients, and for 25 years assisting the mentally handicapped.

She enjoyed portrait painting, figure drawing, gardening and singing with the Christ Lutheran Church choir and various other singing groups.

She is survived by a daughter, Lisa Preiman, of Sciota, and son, Kurt Croushore, at home; grandson, William Preiman and his wife Jessica; great-grandsons, Mathew and Christopher; rescued greyhound, Bennie.

Contributions may be made to Christ Lutheran Church organ fund, 1245 Hamilton St., Allentown, 18102.

A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Oct. 13. Calling hours will be held noon until the time of service, all at Weber Funeral Home, 1619 Hamilton St., Allentown, 18102.