Gerald Knepp

Gerald A. Knepp

Friday, September 12th, 1930 - Monday, December 16th, 2019
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Gerald Albert Knepp, 89, of Hyde died on Monday, December 16, 2019 at the Ridgeview Elder Care and Rehabilitation Center, Curwensville.

He was born on September 12, 1930 in Woodland, a son of the late Albert L. and Nellie I. (McCoy) Knepp.

Mr. Knepp retired from Crescent Brick in 1995 after 45 years service. While there, he held various offices in Local 656, United Brick and Clay Union. He was also a Navy Veteran of the Korean Conflict. He served on the destroyers U.S.S. Knapp, U.S.S. Wadleigh, and U.S.S. K.D. Bailey.

He was a life member of both the Hyde and Clearfield Fire Companies, a member of the Clearfield American Legion and a past member of the Clearfield VFW.

He is survived by a daughter, Constance M. Pelton of Harrisburg; two grandchildren, Gary D. Pelton Jr. and wife Rebecca C. (Clark) of Peyton, CO, and Nanette C. Pelton of Clearfield; and four great grandchildren, Trey Pelton and wife Sarah, Erin Pelton, Steven Frank, and Gabrielle Frank.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret E. (Faulkner) on December 17, 2000 and whom he wed on November 1, 1956. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Joann M. Stiner.

In honoring Mr. Knepp's wishes, there will be no public services. Burial will be in Crown Crest Memorial Park, Hyde.

Beardsley Funeral Home and Crematory, Clearfield is in charge of arrangements.

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    Crown Crest Memorial Park
    Washington Avenue
    PO Box 129, Reynoldsville
    Hyde, Pennsylvania 16843
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