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Official Obituary of

Mark A. Knag

November 15, 1951 ~ February 28, 2024 (age 72) 72 Years Old

Mark Knag Obituary

Salem- Mark A. Knag, 72, formerly of Leetonia, passed away at 3:35pm, Wednesday, February 28, 2024 at Caprice Health Care Center following a recent illness.

Mark was born November 15, 1951 in Salem, Ohio, a son of the late Leon and Nina (Cahill) Knag and had lived in this area all of his life.

A 1970 graduate of West Branch High School, Mark earned his associate degree while attending Kent State at the Salem and Trumbull Campuses.  He worked as a service technician for 25 years at Greenwood Chevrolet and Brittain Motors, retiring on December 26, 2005.  In his retirement he enjoyed playing on his computer.

Mark was also a proud United States Army Veteran, having served during the Vietnam War and finished his 6-year commitment with the National Guard in Youngstown.

He is survived and will be dearly remembered by his loving wife, Marsha “Katie” (Shaffer) Knag, whom he married June 22, 1971; daughter, Carrie (William Michael) Rock of Newell, West Virginia; son, Michael Knag of Leetonia; grandsons, Nathan Jones and Tyler Rock; and 2 great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Mark was also preceded in death by his brother, Dale A. Knag; and by his sister, Cathy Lee Knag.

A memorial service celebrating Mark’s life will be held at Noon, Saturday, March 9, 2024 at the Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral Home with Pastor Tom Adkins officiating.

The family will receive guests from 11:00am until the time of services Saturday, March 9th at the funeral home.

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Memorial Visitation
March 9, 2024

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral Home
215 West Lincoln Way
Lisbon, OH 44432

Memorial Service
March 9, 2024

12:00 PM
Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral Home
215 West Lincoln Way
Lisbon, OH 44432


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