Henry W. Knosp, 90, of Vernon passed away Sunday, October 11, 2020. He was born June 28, 1930 in Lancaster, PA, the son of the late Henry and Gertrude (Trout) Knosp. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict. He retired from Pratt & Whitney after many years. Henry was also a member of the East Hartford VFW and volunteered for the Vernon Police. Besides his parents he was predeceased by his wife, Carolyn Knosp. He is survived by his spouse, Marie Hurst and his step-children and their spouses, Rosemarie Mezrioui, Margaret Heckler and her husband Robert, James P. Hurst and his wife Edie and Thomas S. Hurst and his wife Tammy. Henry died at home surrounded by family under the loving care of his granddaughter Jessica. His granddaughters Juanita and Rosana also assisted Jessica at times with his care. Henry left behind many grand and great grandchildren who dearly loved him. Special thank you to the Visiting Nurses of Vernon for their wonderful care and support. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 AM on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at St. Bernard’s Church, 25 St. Bernard Terrace, Rockville, CT. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery in East Hartford. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Visiting Nurse & Health Services Hospice Department, 8 Keynote Dr., Vernon, CT 06066. For online condolences please visit: www.pietrasfuneralhome.com
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