William T. "Willy" Knappenberger Sr.

September 10, 1967 ~ November 2, 2020 (age 53)

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William T. “Willy” Knappenberger Sr., 53, of Lehighton entered into eternal rest on Monday, Nov. 2nd in Lehighton. Born in Palmerton, Pa. on Sunday, Sept. 10, 1967, he was a son of Miles W. & Barbara A. (Peters) Knappenberger Sr. of Long Run. He was currently employed as a machinist at Blue Mtn. Machine, Franklin Township with over 25 years of service. He was of the Lutheran faith. Willy was a member of Orioles Nest #183 and was an avid NASCAR racing fan and participated in racing at Mahoning Valley Speedway. He followed the Philadelphia Eagles football team and most recently was enjoying a good round of Golf. Surviving are 2 sons, William T. Knappenberger Jr. & Cameron J. Knappenberger of Lehighton, 2 sisters, Lorraine J., wife of Rodney Snyder Jr. of Mahoning Township, Jamie, wife of Brad Horn of Slatington, 2 brothers, Miles W. Knappenberger Jr. & his wife Jackie of Franklin Township, Michael Knappenberger of Scranton, nieces & nephews. Funeral Services will be private at the convenience of the family. Memorial Contributions in his name may be made to a charity of choice. Online condolences can be offered at



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