Theresa (Cushing) Knaupp

1926 - 2021



Troy - Theresa Cushing Knaupp, 95, died Monday, March 29, 2021, at here residence after a long illness.

Born in Plattsburgh, NY, she was daughter of the late Edward Cushing and Lillian Ellsworth Cushing and wife of the late John F. Knaupp. She was raised in Willsboro, NY, came to the Capital District in the early 1950's and married in 1952. She was educated in Willsboro, NY. 

Theresa was employed as a telephone operator for the New York Telephone Company for 42 years, retiring in 1988.   
She was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church in Troy.    

Survivors include two sons, John J. (Gail Kriss)  Knaupp, Troy and Richard A. (Susan) Knaupp, Esperance; five grandchildren, Ryan, Katelyn, Connor Robert and Carrie Knaupp and a great granddaughter , Hudson Rose Knaupp.  She was predeceased by a son, Robert E. Knaupp; two sister, Ethel Bridge and Kathryn Smith and a brother, Edward ‘Bud’ Cushing.

Funeral service private at the convenience of the family.

Interment  will be in  Oakwood Cemetery Troy.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in memory of Theresa C. Knaupp to the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society 3 Oakland Avenue Menands, NY 12204. To sign the guest book or light a candle, visit 


Mohawk Hudson Humane Society
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Joe Elting

April 2, 2021 6:36 AM

Sorry John your mom was one of the nicest woman i every met GOD BLESSĀ 

Suzanne Owens

April 1, 2021 7:00 PM

May you rest in were one of the nicest woman and mother I have ever known. Love You Suzanne

JoAnne Cushing-Zillman

March 31, 2021 2:49 PM

I remember as a kid I thought it was so funny when aunt Tish would call and ask for Buddy. Loved her, I love you guys John and Richard, love JoAnne Cushing Zillman

Michele Gregware

March 30, 2021 9:09 AM

John, My deepest sympathy on the loss of your Mom. May she rest in peace.

Michele Gregware

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