Friday, 20 July 2012 00:00
Sister M. Antoine Daniel Knipfing, SSND, 100 years of age, of the School Sisters of Notre Dame, 345 Belden Hill Road, Wilton, CT died on June 15, 2012. Born in Westbury, NY, she attended St. Bridget’s School, Westbury High School and St. Savior H.S. in Brooklyn. She was a teacher, professor and administrator during her 80 years as a Notre Dame nun. She was the ninth child of fourteen children born to the late Michael and Anna Knipfing of Westbury. She was the last survivor of those fourteen siblings but is survived by more than 100 nieces and nephews who loved her greatly and many of whom came from around the country to attend her 100th birthday celebration last November. Funeral services were held on Thursday, June 21, 2012 in the SSND Villa Chapel, Wilton, CT with a Mass of Christian Burial. Interment was in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Bethel, CT. Memorials to SSND Mission Advancement Fund, Wilton, CT 06897 will be appreciated.