Charlotte R. Kniskern

1923 - 2018

COOPERSTOWN – Charlotte R. Kniskern, a native of Cooperstown and long-time resident of Lake Street, passed away Wednesday morning, October 17, 2018, at Teresian House in Albany. She was 95.

Born September 18, 1923, at Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital in Cooperstown, Charlotte was the only child of Charles A. and Katherine R. (Tierney) Kniskern.

After graduating from Cooperstown High School with the Class of 1941, she attended Cazenovia College and graduated in 1943. A Registered Nurse, Charlotte was first employed at Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital in Lebanon, New Hampshire, and then Faxton Hospital in Utica. She moved back to her native Cooperstown and for many years served as nurse anesthetist at Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital.

Charlotte is survived by several cousins. 

A graveside service will be offered at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, October 23, 2018, in the Fly Creek Valley Cemetery on Cemetery Road in Fly Creek where Charlotte will be laid to rest alongside her parents. Rev’d David Wm. Mickiewicz, Pastor of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Oneonta will officiate. 

In lieu of flowers memorial gifts may be directed to Teresian House Foundation, 200 Washington Avenue Extension, Albany, NY  12203.

Arrangements are under the care and guidance of the Connell, Dow & Deysenroth Funeral Home in Cooperstown. 

If you would like to send condolences to the family, send an email to Connell, Dow & Deysenroth. We will forward your comments to the family. If you would like to send flowers in memory of the deceased, contact Mohican Flowers at (607) 547-8822, or A Rose is a Rose at (607) 264-3100.