Thelma F. Knepp


Thelma Faye Knepp, 88, of Sarasota, Fla., passed away peacefully on at 7:15 p.m. Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, in the presence of close family at HarborChase where she lived. She formerly resided in McClure, Lewistown, and Paoli, Pa., and later in Buffalo Grove, Ill.
She was born Feb. 9, 1931, in rural Middleburg, Pa., the daughter of the late Irvin P. and Orpha E. (Lose) Snook. She was married on June 29, 1951 to Willis H. Knepp, Jr. who preceded her in death.

She was a member of the Rhodes Memorial United Methodist Church, Lewistown; the Berwyn United Methodist Church, Berwyn, Pa.; and Church of the Saviour, Wayne, Pa.
She was a homemaker, and enjoyed knitting and crocheting.

Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, Craig and Margaret Knepp of Osprey, Fla.; one sister, Mary Ellen Mitchell of Elwyn, Pa.; and two grandchildren, Stacey Knepp of Buffalo Grove, Ill., and Amanda Knepp of Winter Springs, Fla.
She was preceded in death by three sisters, Dorothy Aumiller, Mildred Bailey, and Anna Mae Knepp; and nine brothers, Gordon, Paul, John Irvin, Harry, Clair, Arthur, Stanford, Wilmer, and Dallas Snook.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11, at the Pheasant Funeral Home, 130 S. Zechman St., Beavertown.
Graveside services will follow in Black Oak Ridge Cemetery, RR, McClure.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Institute for Cancer Research, 1560 Wilson Blvd., Suite 1000, Arlington, VA 22209, or on-line at:
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