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Yolanda (Cetrano) Knobel

May 21, 1930 ~ June 7, 2018 (age 88)

Yolanda Cetrano Knobel, 88, of Clarksville, TN, passed away on Thursday, June 7, 2018, at her residence.

Yolanda was born on May 21, 1930, in Patterson, NJ to the late Enrico Cetrano and Lucia Ciarfello Cetrano. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Emillio Cetrano and Albert Cetrano and four sisters, Sara Berdino, Florence Hartley, Margaret Yedwab, and Josephine Nicastro.

Celebration of Life Service will be held on Monday, June 11, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. at the Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Chapel with Brother Joseph Knobel officiating. Burial will be at Resthaven Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held on Monday, June 11, 2018, from 11:00 a.m. until the hour of service at the funeral home.

Yolanda was a nurse in Army (WAC) for two years. She is a charter member of The Women in the Military for America Memorial. She was also a beautician, but most of all, she was a loving mother, grandmother, and housewife. She had a love for all animals.

Yolanda is survived by her husband of 66 years, Porter Ridley Knobel of Clarksville, TN; son, Joseph Knobel (Kathryn) of Clarksville, TN; two daughters, Patricia Mack and Geraldine Knobel of Clarksville, TN; seven grandchildren, Brittnye Johnson (William), Stacey Dunn (Terence), Christine Shook (Sky), Angela Knobel, Gerald Mack, Jr. (Leslie), Joseph Knobel, Jr., and Wendy Stockdale (Aaron); and four great grandchildren, Ben, Conner, Riley, and Mack.

Pallbearers will be Joseph Knobel, Jr., William Johnson, Sky Shook, Gerald Mack, Jr., Aaron Stockdale, and Cameron Couts.

The family would like to give a special thank you to Northcrest Hospice of Springfield, TN and Jenny Kay Caregivers of Greenbrier, TN.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Cats Are Us, 119 Providence Boulevard, Clarksville, TN 37042.

Arrangements entrusted to Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home, 1510 Madison Street, Clarksville, TN 37040. Online condolences may be made at

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