Parkland Press

Monday, December 17, 2018

Mabel A. Knittle

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Good Shepherd UCC

Mabel A. Knittle, 92, of Slatington, died Sept. 25, 2018, in The Lutheran Home at Topton.

She was the widow of Earl R. Knittle, who died in 1995.

She was a longtime homemaker.

Born on May 13, 1926, in Ashfield, she was a daughter of the late Reuben and Emma (Metzger) Bonser.

She was a dedicated and faithful member of Good Shepherd United Church of Christ, Slatington, where she sang with the choir, assisted with music and worship, was a member of the Social Committee and Willing Workers, and was a former Sunday School teacher.

She loved spending time with her family and friends and she will be greatly and dearly missed by all.

Her survivors include daughters Marie (Britton) Detrick of Germansville and Sandra (Ernest) White of Slatington; sons James of Coplay, David of Lansford, Dean of Slatington and Dale of New Tripoli; 21 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren and 16 great-great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by a daughter Shirley White; four sisters and four brothers.

Contributions in her name may be made to the church, P.O. Box 68, Slatedale, PA 18079-0068.

Arrangements made by Kevin E. Hunsicker Funeral Home, Slatedale.