Bruce Knorr, 58, of Philadelphia, PA passed away on Monday, September 11, 2017 at his residence. He was born on November 11, 1958 in Bristol, PA, a son of William Knorr and Marilyn K (Torpy) Day.
Bruce was described by many as kind, generous, selfless, witty, intelligent, forgiving, patient and encouraging. A graduate of Williamson High School, Bruce attended Mansfield State College and the Culinary Institute of America. He had a 23 years long career at the Mill Race Inn of Bucks County, and was the head chef there until it closed due to flooding. He then settled into a new career at the Philadelphia branch of the IRS, where he worked for 10 years until his death. Bruce enjoyed spending time with friends and family. His interests included sports, movies, history and national politics.
Bruce is survived by four siblings, William “Bill” (Renee) Knorr of Spring, Texas, Stephen Knorr of Tulsa, OK, Francis “Sam” (Sybrina) Knorr of Collegeville, Kim (Bryan) Dupras of Tioga; four step-siblings, Richard “Dick” (Ruth) Day of Tioga, Bruce (Angela) Day of Aurora, CO, Winneta (Ted) Seaman of Nauvoo, Christy (Kevin) Lohnes of Enola; 24 nieces and nephews; several great nieces and nephews; and two aunts. Bruce was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Kenneth Knorr.
A Life Celebration will be held on Saturday, November 11, 2017 from 12:00pm to 3:00pm at the Fireside Inn, 237 Elmwood Ave, Trevose, PA.. Burial will be in West Branch Cemetery.