Paul Knappenberger

Paul Knappenberger

Monday, December 30th, 1918 Sunday, October 6th, 2019

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Obituary for Paul H. Knappenberger Sr.

Paul H. Knappenberger, Sr., 100, formerly of Shillington and Gouglersville, passed away Sunday, October 6, 2019 in Laurel Center, Tilden Twp. He was the husband of the late Kathryn "Kay" (Medrick) Knappenberger.
Born in Shillington, he was the son of the late Paul E. and Louise (Loehrig) Knappenberger. He was a US Air Force veteran during WWII. Paul worked for 20 years for the former Parish Steel later known as DANA Corporation, until his retirement. He was later employed as a custodian at Wyomissing School District and Weis Markets. He enjoyed scrap-booking and clipping things out of the newspaper, crossword puzzles, and earlier in life, he enjoyed woodworking. He also enjoyed nature.
Paul is survived by two sons: Paul H. Knappenberger, Jr., Virginia, and George R. Knappenberger, Spring Twp.; a daughter: Penelope "Penny" A. Knappenberger, Arizona; 9 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great grandchildren. He was predeceased by a daughter: Mary Louise Knappenberger; and a sister: Catherine "Dolly" (Knappenberger) Thornburg.
Burial will be private at the convenience of the family. Leibensperger Funeral Homes, Inc., Hamburg is in charge of arrangements. For online condolences, please visit

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