Gloria Jean (Merrbach) Knopsnyder

Born: Mon., Dec. 31, 1951
Died: Wed., Jun. 19, 2019


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Fri., Jun. 21, 2019
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Fri., Jun. 21, 2019
Location: Oak Dale Church

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Sat., Jun. 22, 2019
Location: Oak Dale Church

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Gloria Jean (Pennie) Knopsnyder, 67, Salisbury, went to be with her Lord on June 19, 2019  surrounded by her loved ones. Born in Meyersdale, December 31, 1951 to the late Floyd and Laura Merrbach, Sr. Preceded in death by brother, Davey. Survived by her loving husband of 49 years, Wayne Knopsnyder. Three children; Thomas (Amy) Knopsnyder, Christie (Mark) Raygor, Sr. and Carrie Weaverling. Special friend, Melvin Cochran. Six grandchildren; Mark (Cassidy) Raygor, Jr., Tyler (Kelly) Raygor, Austin (Tara) Weaverling, Cheyanne (Alex) Weaverling, Lucas Knopsnyder, and Ava Knopsnyder. One great grandson, Ethan Weaverling.  Sister, Sandra Huff. Brothers; Floyd (Sharlene) Merrbach, Jr., Dennis (Cathy) Merrbach, and Timmy (Brenda) Merrbach. Numerous nieces and nephews. Pennie was loved by so many and her memory will live on. Family and friends will be received on Friday 2-4 and 6-8 PM at Oak Dale Church, Salisbury, Pa. The Funeral Service will be held at the Oak Dale Church Saturday at 11:00 AM with Pastor Joe Byler officiating with visitation one hour prior to the service.  Interment will follow at Salisbury Elk Lick Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to the M. Ray Leckemby Funeral Home to assist the family with the funeral expense. Arrangements by the M. Ray Leckemby Funeral Home, Meyersdale, PA (

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