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Eleanor Gertrude Knobloch, 88, Of Rye

RYE, N.Y. - Eleanor Gertrude Knobloch of Rye died Feb. 15. She was 88.

Knobloch was born Oct. 4, 1925, the daughter of Daniel and Julia Reardon Fallon. After graduating from Roosevelt High School in Yonkers, class of 1943, she attended Mount St. Vincent College where she earned her BA degree, class of 1948. Continuing her education, she earned a teaching certificate in 1957 and began a career as an elementary school teacher at Sts. Peter and Paul Elementary School in Mt. Vernon, a career that spanned 32 years from 1958 to 1990.

Knobloch was a member of St. Joseph's Parish in Bronxville and St. James Parish in Monroe Township as well as Resurrection Parish in Rye. She was a member of Coveleigh Club, Rye, since 1958.

Knobloch is survived by her children, Barbara Hastings (John) of Amesbury, Mass., Peter Knobloch (Laura) of Greenwich, Conn.; three grandchildren; two great grandchildren; sister-in-law, Margaret Fallon; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents; husband, Edwin Thomas Knobloch; and brother, William Fallon.

Calling hours are Tuesday, Feb. 18 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Graham Funeral Home . A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19 at the Church of the Resurrection.

Donations may be made in Knobloch’s memory to Hospice & Palliative Care of Westchester, 311 North St., Suite 204, White Plains, NY 10605, or

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