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Emily G.
McKinney (Knouse)

April 19, 1916 – November 23, 2018

Emily McKinney
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Obituary for Emily G. McKinney (Knouse)

Emily G. McKinney, 102, formerly of Reading, Stony Creek Mills and Adamstown, passed away on Friday, November 23, 2018, in her home in Raleigh, NC. She was the wife of Charles R. McKinney for 37 years, who passed away in 1985. Born in Reading, PA, she was the daughter of the late Robert L. and Gertrude E. (Bortle) Knouse. She graduated from Mt. Penn High School in 1934 and attended the Reading Hospital School of Nursing, graduating in 1937. Emily further studied and interned at universities and hospitals in New York City, Philadelphia and Boston and then worked as a clinical nursing instructor at the Reading Hospital from 1942-1948. She and her husband Charles also owned and operated the Adamstown Beer Distributing Company from 1949 until 1975. Emily enjoyed playing the organ, performing with the church hand bell choir, charitable work, knitting, crocheting, letter correspondence and traveling abroad. She was a member of Calvary Reformed U.C.C. and a life member of the Reading Hospital School of Nursing Alumni Association. Emily is survived by one son Scott A. McKinney husband of Sandra A. of Raleigh, NC; four grandchildren, Shawn D. McKinney husband of Gwen of Ephrata, Stephanie L. McKinney of Denver, PA, Brian L. McKinney husband of Erin M. of Wilmington, NC, and Shannon L. Puschaver wife of Samuel of Wilmington, NC; and five great-grandchildren, Chase L. Brumbach currently serving in the U.S. Marine Corp, Brecken S., Scarlet A. and Camille R. Puschaver and Abigail S. McKinney. She is predeceased by two sons, Steven D., Larry M.; and siblings Alice E. and Edward R. Knouse. Visitation with family and friends will be held on Friday, November 30, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm with services beginning at 1:30 pm in Lutz Funeral Home, Inc., 2100 Perkiomen Avenue, Reading. Interment will be at Spies-Zion Cemetery, Alsace Township. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Calvary Reformed U.C.C., 640 Centre Ave, Reading, PA 19601 designated for music programs. Lutz Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements. For online condolences, please visit

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First Visitation

When November 30th, 2018 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Lutz Funeral Home, Inc.
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Additional Information private family viewing from 12:30-1:00

Service Information

November 30th, 2018 1:30pm
Pastor Steve Ohnsman
Lutz Funeral Home, Inc.
2100 Perkiomen Avenue
Reading, PA 19606

Interment Information

Spies-Zion Cemetery
Address Not Available
Alsace Township, Pennsylvania