Jean T. Knapp, of Nazareth, PA, formerly of Matawan, NJ, passed away on November 6, 2019 at Saucon Valley Manor in Hellerton, PA. Jean was born in Matawan, NJ to Robert and Theresa (Jocham) Thixton. She was a graduate of Matawan High School and then went on to earn her associates degree at Centenary College.
She was predeceased by her parents, and in 1994 by her husband, William Knapp.
She is survived by her children; Jean Stirrup and her husband Frank of Nazareth, PA, William May and wife Andrea of FL and Terese Cassano of South Plainfield, NJ, her grandchildren; Peter Jones (Heather), Kristine McConnell (Michael) , Erik Jones (Andrea) and Vanessa and Anthony Cassano,as well as, her great-grandchildren; Tyler Jernegan, Ella, Michael and Ryan McConnell, Nathaniel, Matthew, Olivia and Aubrey Jones.
Jean enjoyed working outside in her garden and spending time with family.
She will be remembered for her great sense of humor, her generosity and her loving spirit.