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Sherri L Knechtel obituary 1961~2023


Mrs. Sherri L Knechtel (Mellott), 61, of Waynesboro, PA, passed away Friday, March 17, 2023 in Chambersburg Hospital surrounded by her family.

Born May 6, 1961 in Everett, PA, she was the daughter of the late Lawrence Chalmer and Anna Darlene (Wenglik) Mellott.

She and her husband, the late Mr. Frank J. Knechtel, Jr., were married November 6, 1982. They were married for 27 years when he passed away March 6, 2010.

Sherri worked as a certified care giver taking care of individuals in their private homes.

She was Protestant by faith.

Sherri leaves behind one son, Tyler F. Knechtel and his wife, Ashley of Quincy, PA; two granddaughters, Bristol and Kenzie; two sisters, Janice Horton (Bob) of Saxton, PA and Lisa D. VanDyke (Allen) of Mt. Pleasant, PA; her caregiver, Norma; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Private graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family and a Celebration of Sherri’s Life will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are by Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro.

Online condolences may be expressed at the funeral home’s website.



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