Friday, July 11, 2014 Tammuz 13, 5774
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MILLER KNAPP

 

Linda "Cookie" Miller Knapp of Tucson, Arizona passed on March 2nd after a valiant battle with cancer.  Cookie  grew up in Bala Cynwyd, the loving daughter of the late Alfred and Adelene Miller, sister of Melvin "Buzz"Miller (Judi), wife of Christopher Joehnk.  She attended Harriton High School Class of 1960, ranked # 1 in her graduating class, graduated from Bryn Mawr College Magna Cum Laude and the Philadelphia College of Art.  Linda was an outstanding athlete in both high school and college. She relocated to Tucson  for health reason where she was a private teacher who home schooled child  movie stars while on  location in Tucson, as well as a tutor to students at the University of Arizona.  She also taught Hebrew classes at her local synagogue.  In 1993 she suffered a massive stroke and was home bound.   She continued to tutor her beloved students  in her home and  adopted 11 homeless " feline kids".    Interment will be private in Tucson, Arizona.   A memorial service will be held for relatives and friends in tribute to Cookie at Adath Israel, date to be announced.  Donations can be made in memory of Cookie Miller Knapp to PACT, PO Box 590, Gladwyne, PA  19035 or a charity of the donor's choice. 

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