Carl W. Knerr

May 23, 1932 ~ March 7, 2021 (age 88)


Carl W. Knerr, 88, of Sellersville formerly of Quakertown died March 7, 2021 in Rockhill Community Sellersville. He was the husband of Darlene R. (Pastor) Brown Knerr and the late Arlene “Mickey” (Richard) Knerr. Born in Emmaus he was the son of the late Elmer G. & Viola M. (Dreas) Knerr. He retired in 1994 after 43 years of service for the former Ametek/U.S. Gauge Division where he was director of Quality Control & Inspection. He was an avid golfer, and registered a hole in one. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, traveling, and sports especially the Eagles and Phillies. Carl was a volunteer for Meals on Wheels in the Souderton Area. He was a very sociable and likable man. He was a U.S. Army Veteran serving during the Korean War and also a member of the Sellersville American Legion. Carl was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Ridge Valley where he was on the landscaping committee and church council. In addition to his wife he is survived by a son Douglas R. Knerr (Christine) of Center Valley, a brother Elmer, Jr. (Pam) of Triechlers, PA, two step children Christal LaCosta (Joseph) of Rockford, Michigan and Peter S. Haas (Christine Thompson) of Haycock Twsp., PA, a granddaughter Erin and a great granddaughter Hannah. Six step grandchildren and eight step great grandchildren. Predeceased by a sister Delores Schleppy. Services will be private and at the convenience of the family. A public memorial service will be announced at a later date. Arrangements are in the care of the C. R. Strunk Funeral Home, Inc. ( Quakertown. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church 910 Allentown Rd. Sellersville, PA 18960.

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