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Joan Knipe

August 1, 1931 ~ September 23, 2023 (age 92) 92 Years Old

Joan Knipe Obituary

Joan Knipe, 92, a resident of Ringtown, passed away in the comfort of her home on September 23, 2023.

Joan was born in Ringtown on August 1, 1931, a daughter of the late Paul and Ruth (Hinderliter) Stravinsky.  She was a graduate of the former RIngtown High School and worked various jobs throughout her lifetime, but was always a homemaker at heart.

Sh voluntered for over 29 years with the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program in Pottsville, where she donated countless hours crocheting numerous hats, mittens and lap throws.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Gordon 'Gordy" Knipe in September of 1996.  Also preceding her in death was her daughter, Pauline Ann Brocious, a brother Thomas Stravinsky, a sister Rita Hart and a step sister, Betty (Kline) Lindenmuth.

She is survived by her son, Robert Knipe, Ringtown, a son in law, Robert Brocious, Ohio, grandchildren James Brocious and his wife Rachael and Amy, wife of Glen Johnston, along with three great grandchildren, Brianna, wife of ANdrew Hunter, Brennan Brocious and Nate Weisbarth.  Nieces and nephews also survive.

A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, September 29th at 10 AM at the Stauffer-Breznik Funeral Home, 412 West Main Street, Ringtown.  A viewing will be held Thursday evening from 6-8 PM and again on Friday morning from 9-10 AM, prior to the service.  Joan will be laid to rest alongside her husband at the Old White Church Cemetery, immediately following the serivce.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are asked to be made to RSVP of Schuylkill County, 110 E. Laurel Street, Pottsville, PA. 17901.

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September 28, 2023

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Stauffer-Breznik Funeral Home, Inc.
412 W Main St
Ringtown, PA 17967-9544

Funeral Service
September 29, 2023

10:00 AM
Stauffer-Breznik Funeral Home, Inc.
412 W Main St
Ringtown, PA 17967-9544


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