Robert W. Knecht

Obituary Condolences

Robert W. Knecht, Honesdale, died Wednesday afternoon in the Ellen Memorial Nursing Home after an illness. His wife of 47 years is the former Beverly G. Muir.

Born in the Bronx, New York he was the son of the late John W. and Margaret Burkett Knecht. He attended the James Monroe High School in the Bronx. Prior to retirement he had been employed by both the Zabady family and their business the Ellen Memorial Nursing Home as a handyman.

Also surviving are a daughter Nancy Knecht and her companion Joseph Porcaro of Beach Lake; a brother William and his wife Sharon of Waymart; grand daughters Megan and Mary; a great grand daughter Amber.

He was preceded in death by two brothers John and Peter.

Cremation will take place in the Lake Region Crematory at the James Wilson Funeral Home, Lake Ariel.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to and are under the care and direction of the James Wilson Funeral Home.
Published in Wayne Independent on Mar. 23, 2013
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