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Arlene M. (Smith) Knoll

December 24, 1933 ~ October 1, 2023 (age 89) 89 Years Old

Arlene Knoll Obituary

Arlene M. Knoll 
October 1, 2023 

Arlene M. Knoll, 89, of Pine Grove, passed away on Sunday, October 1, 2023 in Providence Place, Pine Grove. 

Born on December 24, 1933 in Tremont Township, she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Mabel Strausser Smith. 

Arlene was a graduate of Tremont High School and a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Pine Grove. 

Arlene was a loving wife, mother and grandmother, who was a homemaker and briefly ran her own cleaning business.  She was also a co-founder of a card club and enjoyed playing cards with her friends every month for many years. 

Preceding her in death were her husband of 61 years, Marlin Knoll; a son, Len Knoll; a grandson, Jason Knoll; a sister, Betty Deichert and a brother, Larry Smith. 

Surviving are a daughter, Shelley and husband David Derfler of Pine Grove; two sons, Randall and wife Andrea Knoll of Pine Grove, James and wife Jennifer Knoll of Dunedin, FL; 6 grandchildren, Derek Knoll, Colin Knoll, Scott Burkle, Katlind Knoll,  Natalie McClaflin and Zachery Knoll; four great grandchildren, Tanisha Washburn, Vivian McClaflin, Eleanor McClaflin and Damien Burkle; 2 great great grandchildren, Spencer and Kamryn; nieces and nephews. 

Funeral Services will be held at the convenience of the family with Pastor Brian Beissel officiating.  Interment will follow in St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery, Pine Grove. 

Contributions in her memory may be made to  St. Peter's Lutheran Church Memorial Fund 312 S. Tulpehocken St., Pine Grove, PA 17963. 

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