Virginia M. Knecht

Virginia M. Knecht of Coatesville Virginia M. Knecht, 77, of Coatesville passed away on Friday November 16, 2012. She was the daughter of the late Robert & Annabel Morgenroth. Virginia was born in Christiana, Lancaster Coun- ty, Pa. but began her connection to the Coatesville community when she started to attend Coatesville High School in the tenth grade. Upon graduation, she attended Drexel University completing the co-op program in accounting. Early in her career, she worked for Coopers & Lybrand in Philadelphia. She and her husband, Robert, began their family business together; and operated Marsh & Company Public Accountants in the Coatesville community for over 40 years until her death. Virginia is survived by her two beautiful daughters, Melissa M. Knecht, and Kimberly M. Mammel, her son, Bob Knecht and his wife, Kersten, and two granddaughters, Isabella Samantha Knecht and Juliana Kathleen Knecht. Virginia was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Colonel Robert A. Knecht, USA, Retired, and her brother, Capt. Robert M. Morgenroth, USAF. Friends may call from noon to 2 p.m. on Friday November 23, 2012 at the Harris-Mountain Funeral Home, 1030 East Lincoln Highway, Coatesville, Pa. Interment will be with Robert at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Virginia's memory can be made to the Coatesville Community Education Foundation, Post Office Box 1060, Coatesville, PA 19320. On-line condolences may be made by visiting www. harris

Published in The Daily Local on Nov. 20, 2012