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Russell Kniss, Jr. Obituary


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“he was a brother that would do everything for anyone..very honest. he will be missed by his family very much,,,and will alwasy be in our thoughts....Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: betty speelman - mech. pa., PA

“May you rest in peace Junior. ”
2 of 4 | Posted by: debbie - ferris, TX - uncle

“You are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
3 of 4 | Posted by: Frank, Keith, & Michelle

“My deepest sympathy to you & your family. ”
4 of 4 | Posted by: Celine Myers - Carlisle, PA


Russell Kniss, Jr., age 71, of Dillsburg, passed away Friday, February 26, 2010 at the Holy Spirit Hospital, Camp Hill. He was born August 12, 1938 in Hagerstown, Maryland, the son of the late Russell H., Sr. & Pauline M. Brown Kniss. Russell was the retired Head custodian for the Northern Elementary School, Dillsburg having worked there for 24 years. He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Doris M. Hollinger Kniss. His daughter: Kathleen M. Kniss, of Mechanicsburg. His brother: Richard Kniss, of Idaville. His sisters: Edna Crider and Betty Speelman, both of Mechanicsburg; Darlene Faith, of Big Pool, MD and Joyce Keffer, of Perry, FL. A memorial service will be held Thursday, 11:00 am, March 4, 2010 at the Cocklin Funeral Home, Inc., 30 N. Chestnut Street, Dillsburg, PA with the Reverend Clarence Dupert officiating. There will be no viewing or visitation. Burial in the Dillsburg Cemetery-Mountain Road, will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorials in Russell's name may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 897, Hershey, PA 17033

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