M. Justine Knoll

M. Justine Knoll, 80, resident of Willard, passed away Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, at Ohio Health Mansfield, after a brief illness.

She was born May 10, 1937, in Bloomville, to Al and Pearl (Fisher) Davis. She married Raymond “Shorty” C. Knoll Oct. 11, 1980.

She is survived by her husband of 36 years; three stepchildren, Carolyn (Bob) Smith, Gary (Deb) Knoll of Willard and Susan (Joe) Stang of Norwalk; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; her sister, Doris Grayem; two nieces; and a nephew.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Mathew Knoll, and a brother-in-law, Richard Grayem.

She graduated from Attica High School, worked as a dental assistant for Dr. Kofol, Attica, then as an office employee of Pioneer Balloon Co., Willard. Justine was a member of the Church of the Masters, Steuben, as well as the Women’s Federation Circle, which is part of Church of the Masters. She loved to sing, play the piano and organ, and go to flea markets with her husband, Ray. Her passion was her beloved cats, Callie and Ginger, which were two of the many.

Family and friends may gather 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, at Secor Funeral Home, 202 W. Maple St., Willard, OH 44890, with her funeral following at 1 p.m. The Rev. Dan Caudill will be officiating. Burial will follow in Centerton Cemetery, Centerton.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the Women’s Federation Circle, The Church of the Masters, Steuben or a favorite charity.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting www.secorfuneralhomes.com.