Ronald Knopp

Obituary of Ronald F. Knopp

KNOPP – Ronald F., 79, of Ebensburg, passed away peacefully April 26, 2021 at home, surrounded by his loving family.  Born July 22, 1941 in Munster Twp. at the family homestead, son of the late Ferdinand A. and Margaret Mary (Noel) Knopp.  Preceded in death by brother James, and sisters Karen Abel and Dorothy M. Knopp.  Survived by wife, the former Barbara Walwro to whom he was married 58 years, and these children:  Diane Marie Hall, Fort Wayne, IN.; Stephen (Bonny) Knopp, Ebensburg; Richard (Lani) Knopp, Nazareth, Pa.; Matthew J. (Shannon) Knopp, Ebensburg; Victoria L. Knopp (and fiancé Jim), Lititz, Pa.; and Valerie (Jason) McKinley, of Colver; Grandchildren: Erica, Shelby, Melissa, Sara, Kolten, Eric, Ashley, Nathan, Nick, Gavin, Brandon, Bryce, Josh, Kelsey & Josie and Great-Grandchildren: Wesley, Sophie, Iris, Lea, Lara, and Liem.  Also survived by brothers and sisters:  Patricia (Bill) Criste; Margaret (Bill) Klatt; Fred (Francesca) Knopp; Terry (LaVonne) Knopp; Edward (Gina) Knopp; Michael (Joyce) Knopp; and Francis (Cindy) Knopp; and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law:  Dorothy Kozen; Maryann Kenney; Ann (Bill) Wolford;  Antionette Walwro; Raymond (Bev) Walwro, and Patricia (Steve) Lauer.  Ron was a member of Holy Name Roman Catholic Church and a member of the Ebensburg Council of the Knights of Columbus, where he had served as a former Grand Knight and trustee.  A longtime business owner in Ebensburg, he was a retired from the former Knopp Builders, Teron Trucking, and Voyager Rentals.  Ron also was a member of the Home Builders Association and the Landlords Association.  Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the Askew-Houser Funeral Homes, Inc., Ebensburg, where a vigil prayer service will be held.  Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday at Holy Name Church, the Rev. Fr. Brian Warchola, celebrant.  Entombment at Holy Name Mausoleum.

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Thursday
29
April

Visitation (Masks Required)

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thursday, April 29, 2021
Askew-Houser Funeral Homes, Inc.
300 N. Julian Street
Ebensburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Thursday
29
April

Visitation (Masks Required)

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, April 29, 2021
Askew-Houser Funeral Homes, Inc.
300 N. Julian Street
Ebensburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Friday
30
April

Funeral Mass

11:00 am
Friday, April 30, 2021
Holy Name Roman Catholic Church
500 N. Julian Street
Ebensburg, Pennsylvania, United States

Committal

Holy Name Mausoleum
New Germany Road
Ebensburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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