Melissa Sikora Knebel

Melissa Sikora Knebel

September 7, 2022, 83, Goldsboro –

Melissa Sikora Knebel, 83, completed her earthly journey on September 7, 2022 at Wayne UNC Health Care. Born in Passaic County, New Jersey on May 11, 1939, she was the daughter of the late George Pruden and Doris Leonhard Pruden.

Melissa had a love for horses and being outdoors. She loved spending time in the garden, planting flowers, and enjoying the blooms each year. She also enjoyed vanilla Frosties from Wendy’s.

Nothing made Melissa happier than spending time with her family. Melissa and her husband, Theodore, would travel the world, hiking and exploring. Melissa will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.

A memorial service to celebrate Melissa’s life will be held on Saturday, September 10, 2022, at 4 P.M. at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Goldsboro.

Melissa is survived by her husband, Theodore Knebel; children, Christopher Sikora and wife, Carolyn, Bonnie Plastow, and Daniel Sikora and wife, Misty; 8 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Melissa is also survived by her brother, John Pruden, and wife, Ellie.

In addition to her parents, Melissa is preceded in death by her sister, Georgia Heller, and son-in-law, Mark Plastow.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent in memory of Melissa to:
St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church
200 N James St
Goldsboro, NC 27530