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November 28, 1929 - April 29, 2024

In loving memory of Harold (Sonny) Knapp, November 28, 1929 - April 29, 2024.

Sonny grew up in East Angus, Quebec. Predeceased by his wife Muriel Alice (Stickles) Knapp. Son of Robert (Bob) Knapp and Mildred Cook and eldest brother to 5 surviving sisters. Father to 8 Shelley, Melody, Tammy, Penny, Ross, Troy, Tracey and Holly. Grand parent to 12 grandchildren; Mandy, Jacey, Denise, Marielle, Dylan, Klay, Reanna, Victoria, Robert, Reed, Kane and Hope. 6 great grandchildren; Anthony, Sidney, Ash, Emma, Greydon and Sterling.

Sonny served in the Korean War, and in 2014 was awarded an Ambassador of Peace Medal by the Korean Government.

In earlier years he was a strong participant in the Anglican Church and a proud Mason.

During his retirement years, he volunteered at the Parksville SOS and for the Qualicum Beach Auxiliary.

Over the years he dabbled in stained glass and oil painting classes. He had a natural talent working with wood. He also enjoyed fishing for salmon and was an avid walker. He joined a Seniors' Ukulele band and was a fan of classic Country and Western music.

Sonny's keen mind served him well until the end. He learned to conquer the computer world at the age of 80.

Heartfelt thanks to Mike and Barb Shannon, Margaret Moni, Shurli Pincombe, Ellen O'Connor, Jordana Rauscher, Stephanie Westbroek and Susan Gupta all instrumental in keeping our Dad in his own home.

We wish to recognize VIHA Staff; and Lee and Staff at Memorial Compounding Pharmacy, QB.

An acknowledgment to Dr. Amitabh Bakshi. Also Shannon Prear and Kirsten Hundza Community Health Services as well as the entire Palliative Care Team. Special thanks to Companion Dogs Rosie, Guinness, Ruby and Stella.

A Celebration of Life to take place near Newmarket, Ontario where most of his children reside.

Contributions to the following cause would be appreciated:Poppy Fund, Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 76, 180 Veterans Ways, Qualicum Beach, BC V9K 1L8

*A more detailed obituary to be found on the following site: Piercy's-Mt. Washington Funeral Home Courtenay BC

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