In Loving Memory of
Stacia A. (Knapik) Pryan

Mrs. Stacia A. (Knapik) Pryan, 95, of Raymore, MO, formerly of Lawrence passed away on Wednesday, October 12th, 2011 at the Rehabilitation Center of Raymore, MO.

She was born on March 24th, 1916 in Grafton, Massachusetts to the late John and Josephine Rose (Graybowski) Knapik. Stacia was educated in the local schools of Grafton, MA. and was a former member of Holy Trinity Church.
She worked as an Inspector for Raytheon for 30 years until her retirement.

She was a member of the Stopyra Post Auxiliary in Lawrence and enjoyed sewing, knitting and playing 45's. She especially loved spending time with her family.

wife of the late: Mr. Joseph M. Pryan, Sr.

Her family members include her children
her sons:
Joseph M. Pryan, Jr. and his wife Marilyn Pryan of Raymore, MO

Robert Pryan of Tampa, FL

her daughter:
Patricia (Pryan) Vitale and her husband Anthony Vitale of Methuen, MA.

her brother Zigmont Knapik of Boylston, MA
her sister Anne Houde of Grafton, MA

Her grandchildren: Thomas Vitale, David Vitale, John Vitale, James Pryan, and Stacy (Pryan) Loney.

Her 4 great granddaughters: Alexandra Pryan, Sofie Pryan, Courtney Loney and Caitlynn Loney as well as several nieces and nephews.

Her sister-in-law: Wanda Nodine of Seattle, WA.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to call on Tuesday, October 18th, 2011 from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the John Breen Memorial Funeral Home, Inc., 122 Amesbury Street, Lawrence, MA. For online condolences and other information please go to

Her funeral mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, October 18th, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. in Saint Lucy's Church in Methuen, MA.

Burial will follow in the Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Lawrence, MA.
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