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Mildred M. (McKnight) Schneider

September 16, 1929 ~ October 18, 2020 (age 91)


Mildred M. Schneider (nee McKnight), age 91, of Glenmoore, PA, formerly of Strafford, PA, passed away on October 18, 2020.   Born in Newark, NJ, Mildred was the daughter of the late John and Mary McKnight (nee Gushing). 

Mildred was a 1946 graduate of West Side High School in Newark, NJ and attended Seton Hall University in 1946-1947.  She was employed as an Administrative Assistant for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. 

Mildred enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and vacations in Sea Isle City, NJ.  

Mildred was predeceased by her beloved husband, Robert Philip Schneider, and her siblings George McKnight, Charles McKnight, Robert McKnight, John McKnight and Margaret Welsh. 

She is survived by her loving children Gregory S. Schneider (Nancy Morris Schneider), Steven R. Schneider (Sharon Hinton Schneider), MaryBeth Thompson (Kurt) and Jacqueline Milligan (Patrick), her grandchildren Christopher, Stephen (Emily), Brian (Amanda), Melissa, Danielle, Heather (Mike), Morgan, Eric, Allison, Michael, Kerry, Ryan and Krislyn, and 10 great-grandchildren, and her siblings Regina Dengel, Thomas McKnight and Marilyn McKnight.

Mildred’s Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, October 24, 2020 at 10:30 AM at Our Lady of the Assumption Church, 35 Old Eagle School Road, Strafford, PA.  Interment Calvary Cemetery, West Conshohocken.   Funeral Mass will be livestreamed at  https://www.facebook.com/thedonohuefuneralhome

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mildred’s memory to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Eastern PA, P.O. Box 22467, New York, NY 10087 would be appreciated. 



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Funeral Mass
October 24, 2020

10:30 AM
Our Lady of the Assumption Church
35 Old Eagle School Road
Wayne, PA 19087

Video is available for this event


Calvary Cemetery
235 Matsonford Road
Conshohocken, PA 19428


Leukemia and Lymphoma Society-Eastern PA Chapter
P.O. Box 22467, New York NY 10087

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