|Birth: ||Jan. 26, 1927|
|Death: ||Feb. 10, 2008|
Irene F. Witmer Knepp, 81, New Berlin, passed away Feb. 10, 2008, at 12:47 p.m. in Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.
In 1948, she married William L. Witmer, who died in 1965; and in 1969, she married J. William Knepp, who died in 1996.
She was born Jan. 26, 1927, in Lewistown, a daughter of the late Jay and Margaret (Nagle) Fisher.
While living in Illinois, she joined the Sweet Adelines International and traveled all over the country singing with them. She continued singing with them after moving back to Berks County.
She helped start and volunteered at the Exeter Township Library.
She was a 1944 graduate of Middleburg High School.
Surviving is a son, Robert L. Witmer, New Berlin; and a granddaughter, Brittany L. Witmer, Philadelphia.
Memorial services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. in Messiah Lutheran Church, New Berlin, with the Rev. Andrew S. Fitch officiating. Burial will be private in Berks County Memorial Gardens, Maidencreek Township.
Contributions in Irene's memory may be made to Mostly Mutts, c/o Keith Lutz, PO Box 510, Mifflinville, PA 18631, or Pennsylvania Pets, PO Box 64, Lewisburg, PA 17837. Hummel Funeral Home, 574 Hill St., Middleburg, is in charge of arrangements.
Published in Reading Eagle on February 12, 2008
J William Knepp (1919 - 1995)*
Berks County Memorial Gardens
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Record added: Mar 28, 2011
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