Joyce Knauff, 96

July 16, 2009

SEPT. 8, 1912-JULY 6, 2009

HAMILTON, Ohio - Joyce Knauff, 96, of Hamilton, Ohio, passed away Monday, July 6, 2009, at Butler County Care Facility.

Born Sept. 8, 1912, in Brownsville, Md., she was the daughter of Syrom and Gertrude (Kaetzel) Spitzer.

Joyce was married to Lloyd A. Knauff until his death on March 15, 1975.

She was self-employed in the antique business and was a member of the Church of the Brethren.

Joyce leaves behind her daughters, Mollie Sue Davis and Kay Liggett; grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one child, four brothers and three sisters.

Funeral services were private and at the convenience of the family in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown, Md.

Memorials may be made to Sharpsburg Church of the Brethren, 123 E. Main St., Sharpsburg, MD 21782.

Avance Funeral Home and Crematory, Fairfield, Ohio, and Rest Haven Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements. Condolences may be offered at

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