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Bruce F. Knelly

Bruce F. Knelly passed away on Saturday, April 15, 2017 at Aria Health, Torresdale. He was 62. Born in Pottsville, Pa and raised in Levittown, he has been a Morrisville resident for over 30 years. Bruce was a graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School, Class of 1972. He was employed for 44 years as a heavy equipment operator with the Operating Engineers Local 542. Bruce was an avid fisherman and enjoyed all Philadelphia sports, especially the Phillies.


Predeceased by his father, George Henry Knelly, he is survived by his wife, Denise (Filippini) Knelly, 2 daughters, Brandy Knelly and her fiancé, Bruce Magregor and his son, Jesse and Jessica Knelly, and his grand-daughter, Shayna. He is also survived by his mother, Elvira Knelly and his sister, Dale Williams and her husband, Don along with several nieces and nephews.


Funeral Services will be held privately under the direction of Wade Funeral Home, Bristol Borough. Memorial contributions in Bruce's name, can be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.