Violet Elizabeth Knecht Violet Elizabeth Knecht

Violet Elizabeth Knecht, 101, died Saturday, June 23, 2018 in the Health Care Center at Luther Crest, South Whitehall Township. She was the widow of Roy C. Knecht. Born in Emerald, she was the daughter of the late Malcolm S. and Mary (Schuck) Rex. Violet was an executive secretary in the engineering department of Mack Trucks, Inc. for 25 years before retiring. She was a member for over 84 years of the former First Church of the Nazarene, Allentown and had served as the church historian.

Survivors: Niece, Bonnie Onody of Bethlehem; nephew, Warren Rex of Allentown; great nephew; 2 great nieces; a great great niece; daughter-in-law, Carol Knecht of Allentown. She was predeceased by her son, Sherwood R. “Woody” Knecht.

Funeral Service: 10:30AM Friday in the J.S. Burkholder Funeral Home, 16th & Hamilton Sts. Call 9:30 to 10:30AM Friday in the funeral home.

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