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John E. Knopp
  • In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of John may be made to the
  • Homeless Veterans Wounded Warrior Project
  • The American Pit Bull Foundation

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“Our deepest condolences for all his family. ”
1 of 13 | Posted by: Mark and Yvette Briney - PA

“Sorry for your loss. John was a good man who was proud of this country and his service to it. All who knew him have memories that will never be taken...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Ty & Diann George - Friend

“Summit apartments isn't the same without his smiling face and decorated patio. He is missed dearly by his neighbors. ”
3 of 13 | Posted by: Amanda - Acquaintance

4 of 13 | Posted by: ROY Weaver - GRAFTON, OH

“So sorry for your lost. I will miss seeing John's smiling face and his kind words. He was such a nice person. ”
5 of 13 | Posted by: Candise Hoffer - Latrobe, PA

“Gone too soon pap! I love you ”
6 of 13 | Posted by: Desire Conner - PA - Grandchild

“Rest in the arms of the angels my friend. Know that the gates are open to welcome you home! ”
7 of 13 | Posted by: Robert Lessman - Greensburg, PA

“John, dear friend, your will be missed by many because of your kindnesses & caring over the years. Rest In Peace & may God hold you tightly in His...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Shirley Anne Little - Latrobe, PA

“My deepest condolences. ”
9 of 13 | Posted by: Lou Testa - Mt Pleasant, PA

“Rest in peace, you finished your race, and now you are in peace in a far better place. You will be missed. I love you Pap Pap. ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Vikki Knopp - Grandchild

“Our sympathies to John's family.Rest in peace comrade. ”
11 of 13 | Posted by: Mr&Mrs Sonny Whatule - Latrobe, PA

“You will be missed dearly love u pap ”
12 of 13 | Posted by: Toshua Knopp Knopp - Greensburg, PA

“I miss you I know you are in a better place now. ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: James Knopp - PA - Son

John E. Knopp, Sr. 75 of Latrobe, formerly of Mt Pleasant, passed away Friday, January 22, 2021 at Excela Health-Latrobe Hospital.

John was born February 5, 1945 in Mount Pleasant the son of the late Wilma Bodenheimer Knopp and step-father Fred Hood. John was a veteran of the Vietnam War serving with the Navy, a member of the Mt. Pleasant American Legion Post 446, Amvets, Hecla VFD, Hecla Sportsman Club and the Westmoreland County Fireman's Association. He was formerly employed by Anderson Trucking as a truck driver visiting every state from Alaska to Mexico and everywhere between. His life was surrounded around his family, as caring father, grandfather and great grandfather.

Surviving are his 8 children; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren, In-laws and nieces and nephews; also his brother Louis Knopp, Sr. and wife Anita of Derry. In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by his wife, Sue Knopp.

Private services and interment with military honors conducted by American Legion Post 446 Mt. Pleasant will follow in the Middle Presbyterian Cemetery, Mt. Pleasant. Arrangements are under direction of SALOOM-REGA FUNERAL SERVICE 730 W. Main Street Mt. Pleasant.

Please visit John's online memorial at to sign the condolence guestbook. Richard Rega, funeral director.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of John may be made to the Homeless Veterans Wounded Warrior Project or to the American Pittbull Foundation for the Pittbull Awareness program.