Shawn H. Kniskern

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  • "Uncle Shawn will loved and missed forever."
    - Brian Bean
  • "Sorry for your loss, prayers are with the family."
    - Amy
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Shawn H. Kniskern, 46, of Royal, died Thursday, Jan. 24, at home.

Born Dec. 23, 1966, in Willimantic, Conn., he was the son of the late Harry Kniskern and Dorothy Fancher Yates. He was a graduate of Mountain View High School and was a self-employed carpenter. He enjoyed playing soccer, fishing and golf.

He is survived by three sisters, Laurie Bean, Coventry, Conn.; Gloria Milazzo and husband, Richard, Harford; and Terri Salansky and husband, Joseph, Royersford; brother-in-law, David Bean, Union Dale; two brothers, Richard and Robert Yates, both of Las Vegas; a niece and six nephews; three great-nieces and four great-nephews.

A graveside service will be held in the spring at Willow View Cemetery, Clifford.

Arrangements are under the care of the Shifler-Parise Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Clifford. To send online condolences, visit
Published in Scranton Times on Feb. 1, 2013