Gerald David Knecht

June 27th, 2015 1:40 am

First Posted: 1/27/2013

Gerald David Knecht, 66, of Trojan Road, Hunlock Creek, passed away at his home Jan. 18, 2013 surrounded by his children.

He was born May 26, 1946, in Wilkes-Barre, a son of the late Walter and Corliss Knecht.

Gerald was an avid hunter and fisherman.

He was employed as a welder by Air Products and Chemicals until his retirement.

He is survived by the mother of his four children, Deborah Knecht; his children, Sheila Nicoletti, with whom he resided; Kelly Knecht, Exeter; Sherry Knecht, West Wyoming; son, Walter Knecht, Wyoming. He is also survived by five grandchildren, Devon Nicoletti, Sadie Knecht, Sean McGeehan, Dylan Knecht, Tylar Knecht, and a niece, Ellen Knecht.

He was preceded in death by brothers, William Knecht and Lawrence Knecht; niece Anne Lorah and his faithful companion, Duke.

Memorial services were held Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at the Clarke Piatt Funeral Home Inc., 6 Sunset Lake Road, Hunlock Creek, and friends may call 2 to 4 p.m.