May 14 2017: CARNAHAN, Carol Knapstein

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Carol Knapstein Carnahan

On Saturday, May 13, 2017, Carol Knapstein Carnahan, 96, died peacefully at her home in Silver Spring, MD after a short illness surrounded by her family. Beloved wife of the late David Knapstein and the late Robert Carnahan. She is survived by her six children: Carolann Cairns, John Knapstein, Nancy Goldberg (James Hoehn), Mary (Robert) Murphy, Thomas Knapstein, and Peter (Cookie) Knapstein; her 3 step-children, Judy (Jim) Connor, Robert (Carolyn) Carnahan, and Joan Hosmer; 13 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, six step-grandchildren, and eight step-great grandchildren; her sister Shirley (Nathan) Finch, and brother William (Lee) Hein, and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her grandson Gregory Knapstein.

Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, (Valet Parking) 500 University Blvd., W, Silver Spring, MD on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. and at Our Lady of Grace Church, 15661 Norbeck Blvd, Silver Spring, MD on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 from 10-11 am where Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 am.  Graveside Service and Interment at Arlington National Cemetery at later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Meals on Wheels of Wheaton, 10101 Connecticut Avenue, Kensington, MD 20895

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Francis J. Collins Funeral Home, Inc.
500 University Blvd. West
Silver Spring, MD 20901

Phone: 301.593.9500