CUMBERLAND — Mary
Ruth Knippenberg, 92, formerly
of Messick Road, Cumberland,
and National Pike, Hagerstown,
and a resident of the
Williamsport Nursing Home,
went to be with her Lord on
Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014 at the
Born Feb. 2, 1921, in Cumberland,
she was the daughter of
the late Hamilton Easter Collier
and Elsie Eveline “Twigg”
She was preceded in death
by her husband, Jean L. Knippenberg
Mary was a charter member
of the Memorial Heights Baptist
Church in Cumberland, and
attended the Star of Hope
Chapel in Williamsport. She
was a member of the Algonquin
Camping Club of Cumberland
and was a homemaker.
Surviving her are two daughters,
Bonna J. Brown and husband,
Jim, of Hagerstown, and
Sue E. Simpson and husband,
Jim, of Decatuer, Ill.; a son,
Paul D. Knippenberg of Cumberland;
six grandchildren and
In addition to her husband,
she was preceded in death by
her step-mother, Zenobia Knippenberg;
two sisters, Virginia
Valentine and Elizabeth Woods;
and a brother, Kenneth Collier.
Services will be held on Monday,
Jan. 21, 2014 at 11 a.m. at
Donald Edwin Thompson
Funeral Home, Inc., 13607
National Pike, Clear Spring,
with the Rev. Ron Faith officiating.
Interment will be held at the
Maryland State Veterans
Cemetery at Rocky, Flintstone,
at a later date.
The family will receive
friends at the funeral home on
Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. and one
hour prior to the service on
The Donald Edwin Thompson
Funeral Home, Inc. is honored
to serve the family.
CUMBERLAND — Mary
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