Richard Irvin Knauss Sr.

October 29, 1945 ~ May 13, 2021 (age 75)


Richard Irvin Knauss Sr. 75 of Jeannette died Thursday May 13, 2021 at home.  He was born October 29, 1945 in Greensburg a son of the late Irvin Richard Knauss and Gertrude (Ross) Knauss.  He was formerly employed by Style Rite Industries, a veteran of the US Navy and a former member of Drum and Bugle Corps and Jeannette Auxiliary Police and Ambulance Service.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother Gerald Knauss.  He is survived by his wife Kathleen (Koch) Knauss, his children; Tina Knauss of Irwin, Richard Irvin Knauss Jr. of Jeannette, Darren Michael Knauss and his wife Lisa Marie of Hempfield Twp and Stephanie Ann Knauss and fiancé Chris Lee Barber of Jeannette, 8 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.  There will be no services.  Mason-Gelder Funeral Home Inc. Jeannette, PA entrusted with arrangements.  To send online condolences visit

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