Mary Ann Knipple, 81 of Scottdale, passed away, Sunday, August 7, 2016 in Scottdale Manor Rehabilitation Center. She was born July 11, 1935 in Everson a daughter of the late Walter and Anna (Wisniewski) Szczekocki.
Mary Ann was a loving wife, mother and homemaker. She was a longtime and faithful member of the Partner Parish of St. John the Baptist R.C. Church, Scottdale where she was an active member of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas Court Lambing #314. She had also been a member of the former Scottdale Women’s Garden Club.
She is survived by her husband, Chalmer L. Knipple whom she married October 10, 1959; her son, Douglas Knipple and his wife Angie; her brother, William Szczekoski and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Chester and Louis Szczekoski and two sisters, Josephine Yezek and Catherine “Kitty Mae” Johnson.
Mary Ann’s family will greet relatives and friends on Wednesday from 10:30 am until 11 am the time of her Memorial Mass in St. John the Baptist Church, Scottale, with Rev. Andrew M. Kawecki as celebrant. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. John the Baptist Pre-School 416 S. Broadway St, Scottdale, Pa 15683 in her memory.
St. John the Baptist Pre-School
416 S. Broadway St, Scottdale PA 15683