It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Gary Leonard Knapman on March 4, 2024 in his 80th year. Loving dad of Denise (Jeff) Superka and Calvin Knapman. Cherished “Grandpa Poppy” of Nadine (Mike) Quinlan, Carley Superka and great grandpa to Scarlett Quinlan. Gary is survived by his sisters Anita (Don), Lorraine (Gord) and his brother Garnet (Gwen). He will be missed by his cousins, nieces and nephews as well as his many friends. He is predeceased by his grandson Tanner Superka, his brother Harvey Knapman and his parents Ralph and Iris Knapman.

Music and cars were Gary’s two greatest loves.

All will be welcomed to visit Gary’s family on Friday, March 8, 2024 from 2-4pm and 6-8pm at Lampman Funeral Home, 724 Canboro Rd, Fenwick. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 9, 2024 at 10am in the funeral home’s chapel with interment to follow at Fonthill Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations made to the Canadian Lung Association or COPD Canada or Niagara Dog Rescue would be appreciated by the family. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Lampman Funeral Home.

12 thoughts on “GARY LEONARD KNAPMAN

  • I will miss my loving brothers friendship. He was a fun loving guy. Loved his car’s and music. He loved his trips to Jamaica, so sorry he missed his last trip. Love you Gary you will always be missed.
    Anita and Don Johnson

  • My deepest condolences to Gary’s family.You were a great guy and friend you will surely be missed for your especially great humour and Witt . Rest in peace my friend

  • Please accept our condolences on your loss. We’ve got lots of great memories with Gary from concerts at the Welland Canal and many car shows. Lots of great conversations about music, cars and everything in between. Miss you brother, cruise on.

  • My thoughts and prayers are with the Knapman family in this difficult time. Much love from the Ripson family. Gary may you rest easy. ❤️🙏

  • Condolences to the family. Sad to see Gary go to car heaven, and will be dearly missed. Long time friends. Sincerely, John and Mary Parson

  • Feel very lucky to have met Gary and wish that I had spent more time with him. Such a nice person and a pleasure to know. Not just because he is a Knapman ! My thoughts are with the family.

  • So sad to hear. Always enjoyed chatting with Gary through the years at Port Colborne Cruze nites. Always friendly and real gentleman and I’m a Chevy guy. Rest in peace my friend.

  • Had the opportunity to meet Gary summer of 2023 at a Mopar BBQ.
    Wonderful chat and great smile.
    Sincerest condolences to the family.

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