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🇺🇸 Rodman Knott, 89 – Served in Korean War with US Army

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Rodman D. Knott, 89, of Schuylkill Haven, formerly of Lewistown Valley, passed away peacefully, Wednesday, February 5th, at Luther Ridge, Pottsville.

Rodman was born in Orwigsburg, PA on March 5, 1930, a son of the late Marguerite (Potter) and William H. Knott.

He was the widower of Ruby Arlean (Houser) Knott, she passed away in 2017.

He was a 1949 graduate of Orwigsburg High School and was a member of Zion Church Lewistown Valley, Tamaqua.

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He served in the U.S. Army in the Korean War and was employed by Polymer in Reading, PA.

He was a member of Masonic Lodge #138 and the Little Schuylkill Lions Club.

Rodman is survived by his daughter, Donna Mihalov, wife of Thomas, of Schuylkill Haven and his son Dean Knott, husband of Debra, of Lake Wynonah.

He is also survived by Granddaughter Angela Gruver & Grandson Andrew Knott, husband of Angela.

Rod was predeceased by his brothers James Kramer & William Knott.

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A Religious Service will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, February 10 at Hamilton – Breiner Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc. in Orwigsburg, with Pastor James Williams officiating, followed by Military Honors.

Interment will be private, at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Zion’s Church Lewistown Valley, 489 Valley Road, and Tamaqua PA 18252.

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