Obituary of Bruce H. Knies
Bruce H. Knies of Purdys, NY, formerly of White Plains, passed away on Wednesday, October 25th at the age of 74 at Northern Westchester Hospital.
Bruce was born on August 24th, 1949, in Dobbs Ferry, NY, to the late Eric and Laura (Howard) Knies. After Eric passing, Bruce became the stepson of Peter Colino and his mother, Laura.
Bruce graduated from White Plains High School in 1967, and attended Brooklyn Polytechnic School of Engineering. Bruce was self-employed as owner of Securi-Com, Inc. Security Systems, Purdys, a business he formed in 1986. He was a member of the National Burglar and Fire Alarm Association, Regional Alarm Association, as President, Director, and Training Instructor.
Bruce enjoyed many years of organizing and playing on the Carmel Fitness and Racquet Club Men’s Doubles Tennis League and Seniors’ League. More recently he enjoyed trips to Mohegan Sun with his pals.
Bruce is the beloved husband of Elizabeth (nee Guarino) and loving father of Katherine (Josh) Stout of Charleston, SC, and granddaughter, Vera. Bruce is the brother of Laura (Tome’) Dias and Wendi (John) DeMicco and is also survived by several nieces, nephews, grandniece, grandnephews, and friends.
Friends and family may call at Clark Associates Funeral Home, 4 Woods Bridge Road, Katonah, NY on Tuesday October 31st, 2023, from 9:30am to 11:30am. A service and prayers at 11:30am at the Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Peach Pond Cemetery, Route 121, North Salem, NY 10560.
Flowers are acceptable. Memorial Contributions may be made to Saint Jude’s Children’s Hospital, www.stjude.org or Hudson View Baptist Church, 170 Hudson Terrace, Yonkers, NY 10701.