Sally E. Knispel
Sally E. Knispel

December 25, 2017
Born in Newark, New Jersey
Resided in Clark, New Jersey


Sally E. Knispel, 94, of Clark, entered into eternal rest on Monday, December 25, 2017.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend the Funeral from the Walter Johnson Funeral Home, 803 Raritan Rd., Clark, on Thursday, December 28 beginning with Visiting at 9:00 am, followed by a Funeral Service at 10:00 am. Interment will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover.

Mrs. Knispel was born in Newark to Thomas and Minnie Melillo. She lived in West Orange, prior to moving to Clark 13 years ago. She enjoyed bowling and golfing, but mostly spending time with her family.

Mrs. Knispel was a Bookkeeper for the Bobst Company of Roseland for 25 years, retiring in 1988.

Mrs. Knispel was predeceased by her husbands, James Gilmore in 1963 and Edwin Knispel in 1974 and her sister, Gloria Pagano. She is survived by her devoted daughters, Diane Ragucci and her husband Arthur and Pat Kennedy; her 5 cherished grandchildren, Anthony, Dina, Carly, Dana and Courtney and 11 great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in her memory to The National Shrine of St. Gerard, c/o of St. Lucy’s Church,118 Seventh Ave., Newark, NJ 07104.



Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home
803 Raritan Road
Clark, NJ US 07066
Thursday, December 28, 2017
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Funeral Service
Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home
803 Raritan Road
Clark, NJ US 07066
Thursday, December 28, 2017
10:00 AM
Gate of Heaven Cemetery
225 Ridgedale Avenue
East Hanover, NJ 07936
Thursday, December 28, 2017
11:15 AM


National Shrine of St. Gerard, c/o St. Lucy's Church
118 Seventh Ave.
Newark, New Jersey 07104


Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home • 803 Raritan Road • Clark, New Jersey 07066 • 732-382-6262 •
Sullivan Funeral Home • 146 East Second Avenue • Roselle, New Jersey 07203 • 908-241-2345 •

Steven N. Perlmutter
Matthew S. Perlmutter
Funeral Director, Manager, NJ Lic. No. 3539  
Funeral Director, NJ Lic. No. 4785 
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