Paul Knopfel

Obituary of Paul Knopfel

Paul Knopfel, 82 - August 13, 1934 to July 6, 2017
Beloved husband of Rita Knopfel (nee Gretener) and father of Peter Knopfel (Dec 16, 1962 to April 4, 1982). Born in Switzerland and came to Canada at the age of 24. Married Rita in 1959. Settled in Willowdale 52 years ago. He was an avid gardener. He was known for his roses and gigantic tomatoes. He was a handyman extraordinaire. He leaved behind a legacy of hard work, organization, resourcefulness and good cheer. Visitation will be held on Tuesday July 11, 2017 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. at the R.S. Kane Funeral Home (6150 Yonge St., at Goulding, south of Steeles). A Funeral Service will follow at 1:30 pm.  In lieu of flowers a donation can be made to Brebeuf School Peter Knopfel '81 Memorial Scholarship Fund, 211 Steeles Ave E, Willowdale ON M2M 3Y6. Never shall he be forgotten.