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Obituary for Ruth A. Knepp

Ruth A. Knepp, 92, of McAlisterville, passed away at 2:57 AM on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at the Bridges at Brookline, Mifflintown.

Born on December 3, 1926 in McClure, Snyder Co., she is a daughter of the late John and Mary (Cutman) Knepp.

She is survived by her children, James Knepp and his wife Sherry, Cindy Knepp, and Kathy Seiler and her husband Bill all of McAlisterville; one sister, Grace Rhodes of Mifflintown; five grandchildren, Shawn Knepp, Christie Phillips, Corey Seiler, Matt Seiler, and Rhonda Beistline; ten great-grandchildren, Cody Phillips, Courtney Rowe, Cody Freed, Katie Beistline, Connor Phillips, Kai Knepp, Ava Clark, Addison Seiler, Hailey Meiser, and Cody Beistline; and one great-great grandson, Owen Rowe. .

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by twin daughters in infancy; one great granddaughter, Alexis Knepp; one sister, Stella Romig; and four brothers, Carl Knepp, Clair Knepp, Walter Knepp, and Charlie Knepp.

In earlier life, Ruth was employed as a seamstress at Bubb Shirt Factory in McClure.

Her memberships included the McAlisterville United Methodist Church and the McAlisterville Senior Citizen’s Center. She enjoyed baking cookies; however, most of all, she cherished the time spent with her family, especially her grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great-great grandson.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 AM on Monday, August 12, 2019 at the Brown Funeral Homes, Inc., 111 Westfall St., McAlisterville with Pastor Jennifer Heikes officiating.

Interment will follow at Hillside Cemetery, McAlisterville.

A viewing will be held from 5-7 PM on Sunday, August 11, 2019 at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in memory of Ruth to the donor’s choice.

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