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Joseph M. Nedza,
F.D. / Owner
Tel. (814) 637-5401

12045 Bennetts Valley Hwy
P.O. Box 6
Penfield, PA 15849

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Elmer Frank Reed,
F.D. / Supervisor
Joseph M. Nedza,
F.D. / Owner

111 Bridge Street
| Johnsonburg, PA 15845
Tel: 1-814-965-2591


Richard C. Knoff

July 30, 1949 ~ June 1, 2018 (age 68)

Richard C. Knoff passed away suddenly on Friday, June 1, 2018, at his home. He was born July 30, 1949 in St. Mary’s, PA, the son of the late Richard & Vera (Angelo) Knoff. 

Richard is survived by his daughters Julie & Melody of St. Louis, MO, and his brothers Raymond of Pocatello, ID and Curtis of Force, PA.

Richard was a “1967” graduate of Bennetts Valley High School. He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from Penn State in Aero Space Engineering and a Masters Degree from Washington University in Mechanical Engineering. 

Richard was a member of St. Jerome Catholic Church in St. Louis, MO. He enjoyed softball, volleyball and bowling. He was a tutor for St. Louis School District children.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Force on Saturday, June 16, 2018, at 10am with Father Mark Mastrian as celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery in Force. 

In lieu of flowers or memorial masses, the family suggests Memorial Contributions to St. Joseph Church.

Online condolences can be made at

The Ralph M. Geer Funeral Home of Penfield has been entrusted with final arrangements.

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