Martha Knowles
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Memorial Service

11:00 am
Friday, June 28, 2019
R. L. Williams, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc.
3440 Skippack Pike
Cedars, Pennsylvania, United States

Obituary of Martha Knowles

Martha J. Knowles, nee Sommers, 75, of Harleysville passed away on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at Spring House Estates. She was the wife of the late John Knowles.  

Martha was born on June 25, 1943, in Norristown, Pennsylvania and was the daughter of the late John “Jack” and Dorothy (Greene) Sommers.

“Marty” was a graduate of Plymouth Whitemarsh High class of 1961 where she was a nationally ranked swimmer, and attended East Stroudsburg University where she was also a member of the swim team . Marty worked for McNeil Consumer Products as an International Technical Coordinator retiring after 20 years. Marty enjoyed sailing, golf, the Eagles, any card or board game, and her very close and devoted group of friends.

Marty is survived by her brother, John W. Sommers, and his wife, Patricia, of Lancaster, Pa. 

In addition to her husband, Marty was predeceased by her sister, Bonnie Sommers.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend her memorial service at 11 AM on Friday, June 28, 2019, R.L. Williams, Jr. Funeral Home, Skippack Pike at Cedars Road, Skippack, Pa. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to your local ASPCA Organization. Online condolences may be made to the family at    


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