Patricia "Patty" Knapp
LEWISTON -- Patricia "Patty" Knapp, 73, of Roxbury passed away on March 29, 2013 after a four-year battle with cancer at the Russell Park Rehabilitation and Living Center.
She was born in Rumford on June 24, 1939 to Patrick and Cecile (Belanger) Parent. Patty attended Mexico schools and graduated from Mexico High School.
Patty was a stay at home mom. She made all occasion cakes for a living and was known for her cakes. Every weekend, she had a wedding, anniversary or birthday cake to make. She was a perfectionist with her cakes and they always came out awesome. Patty also babysat some of the neighborhood kids along with some of her grandchildren.
On April 23, 1956, she married Richard Knapp, who survives of Roxbury. They shared many good years together. She loved to go camping and spending winters in Florida. She also loved to go out dancing whenever she could. She enjoyed sewing, knitting, crocheting and various crafts. She never hesitated to try making something new.
She is survived her her sons, Peter (Linda) Knapp, Randy (Debbie) Knapp, Gary (Delia) Knapp; her daughters, Wendy Knapp and Nancy (Peter) LeCours; brothers, Harvey (Betty) Parent, Lionel (Susan) Parent; sister, Theresa (Francis) Bolduc; 10 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents; sister, Priscilla Sargent; and brother, Albert Parent.
Her family expresses deep gratitude to the CMMC staff and the Russell Park Rehabilitation and Living Center for the care that they provided during her stay at these facilities.
Funeral services will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Dempsey Center, 29 Lowell St., Lewiston, ME 04240 in her memory.