Charles Lewis Knecht III, M.D.

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Charles Lewis Knecht

III, M.D. passed away peace­fully on Au­gust 12, 2019 at the age of 88. He was born on March 11, 1931 in Philadel­phia, PA to Charles L. Knecht, Jr. and Jessie A. Knecht. Grow­ing up in Al­len­town, Charles grad­u­ated from Wil­liam Allen High School and Muh­len­berg Col­lege. He grad­u­ated from Jefferson Med­i­cal Col­lege in

1957 and com­pleted his res­i­dency in Ra­di­ol­ogy at Ger­man­town Hos­pi­tal. He was a Ra­di­ol­o­gist at Al­len­town Hos­pi­tal and pri­vate prac­tices in Al­len­town and Em­maus. He was on the med­i­cal staff of Good Shep­herd Re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion Hos­pi­tal and was an ac­tive mem­ber of its Board. In pri­vate life, Charles loved golf, travel and was an avid stu­dent of his­tory. Charles is sur­vived by his wife, Natalie, and chil­dren Lewis Knecht (Laura), Lori Knecht Kollmeyer (Rick), and Gail Knecht Nanjo (Roy). He was the grand­fa­ther of An­drew Kollmeyer (Michele), Wil­liam Kollmeyer (Sheree), Ryan Knecht (Amy), Julie Knecht and Sa­muel Knecht. He is also sur­vived by step-daugh­ters, Am­ber Stein and Jen­nifer Earle and their fam­i­lies.

Ser­vice: A grave­side ser­vice will take place at Green­wood Ceme­tery, 2010 W. Chew St., Al­len­town on Satur­day, Au­gust 17, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. A Cel­e­bra­tion of Life re­cep­tion will be held af­ter­ward at J.S. Burkholder Fu­neral Home, 16th & Hamil­ton Sts., Al­len­town. For ad­di­tional in­for­ma­tion go to www.js­ Con­tri­bu­tions: In lieu of flow­ers, do­na­tions may be made to Jefferson Med­i­cal Col­lege in Philadel­phia or Good Shep­herd Re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion Hos­pi­tal in Al­len­town.

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