BELLEVILLE - Ciera J. Knode, 18, of 44 Maple St., Belleville, died at 1:47 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
She was born on July 9, 1995, in Lewistown, a daughter to Steven D. Knode and Heidi P. (Hughes) Knode, both of Belleville.
In addition to her parents, Ciera is survived by: her partner, Brandy Cavanaugh, of Yeagertown; her paternal grandparents, Walter K. Knode and wife, Carol, of Donation, and Donna F. Knode, of Belleville; her maternal grandfather, Sam Peachey, of Florida; as well as a number of special aunts, uncles and cousins, all of whom will miss her dearly.
She was preceded in death by her maternal grandmother, Bunny Peachey.
Ciera graduated from Mifflin County High School in 2013. She attended the Mifflin County Vo-Tech where she studied early childhood education. She has volunteered at the Lewistown Children's Center for the past three years. She was also previously employed at Lakeview Neuro Care and Supportive Concepts.
Ciera enjoyed hanging out with her friends, riding four-wheelers, fishing, going for mountain rides, listening to music and being with her cousins and around children.
Because of Ciera's compassionate and loving nature, her family gave their permission for her to be an organ donor.
A viewing will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 18, 2014, at Henderson Funeral Home, Belleville. After the viewing, a prayer service will be held at 8 p.m. Friday, with Pastors Doug Pierce and Gerald Peachey officiating.
Should friends desire, memorial donations may be made to Lakeview Neuro Care, 65 Woods Lane, Lewistown, PA 17044.
Arrangements are under the care of Henderson Funeral Home Inc., 3813 W. Main St., Belleville.