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HUNT, Joan (Knappy)

11/07/1923 - 17/04/2022

Long term resident of Baradine, Coonabarabran and Manly.

Beloved wife of Jack (dec). Loved daughter of Joseph and Monica Knapp. Greatly loved by, and devoted to, Ella O’Regan (dec).

Sister and Sister-in-Law of Mary (dec) and Murray Moore, Patrick and Cynthia Knapp, Bernard and Geraldine Knapp, Margaret and Damien Sweeney. Aunt, great aunt, great grand aunt, of their families.

Cherished by the extended Lane family, especially her beloved Christopher.

Godmother to many, including Justine, Norah, Tony, Anthony, Michael, Elizabeth, Danielle, Tracy, Christine and Christine. Good friend of the Brigidine and the “Black Joey” sisters.

Highly educated Registered Nurse and midwife for 50 years, 25 of those, working in the bush. She was a photographer, embroiderer, traveller, and crossworder. Greatly valued and loved by her many friends and carers.

To view the Pontifical Mass held at St Mary’s Church, Manly on Friday 22 April please go to


Date listed: 23/4/2022

Publication: The Courier-Mail