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Thomas Knorr

April 14, 2016 - March 21, 2016

Dr. Thomas G. Knorr, 83, of Wheeling, passed away Monday, March 21, 2016 at Liza’s Place surrounded by family.

He was born April 14, 1932, a son of the late William and Blanche (Miller) Knorr. Thomas was a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church. He was Professor Emeritus of Physics at Wheeling Jesuit University.

In addition to his parents, Thomas is preceded in death by one son, Joseph Knorr (2015).

He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Janell (Sweeney) Knorr; daughters, Mary (Rich) Nelson of RI, and Margaret (Bill) Cruse of WV; sons, Christopher Knorr of CA, and Michael Knorr of WV; daughter-in-law, Michelle Baltz-Knorr of IN; brother, William Knorr of IN; and grandchildren, Matthew Cruse, Lisa (Tyler) Pauly, Rob Nelson, Kathleen Nelson, Caleb Knorr and Caleb’s mother, Jody and sister, Caitlin.

A memorial Mass will be held Monday, March 28, 2016 at 11 am at St. Michael’s Catholic Church with Msgr. Jeremiah McSweeney officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Good Shepherd Nursing Home Staff Appreciation Fund in C/O www.tmcfunding.com.

Condolences may be offered to the family online at www.altmeyer.com.

Service Information

Service Information

Date: Monday, March 28, 2016

Time: 11:00 am


St. Michael Catholic Church

Wheeling, WV 26003

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