Glenn Knipping, 69


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Mr. Glenn Knipping, 69, died peacefully on January 8, 2023 in Livingston. Visiting will be held in the Prout Funeral Home, 370 Bloomfield Ave., Verona on Tuesday, January 17, beginning at 10:30 a.m. A service will follow at 11:30 a.m.

Born in Engelwood, Mr. Knipping grew up in Park Ridge and lived in Hillsdale before moving to Verona in 1987.

He graduated from Park Ridge High School with the Class of 1972.

Mr. Knipping had a career as a computer programmer for many years, working at Cantor Fitzgerald in New York City and ConvergEx in Iselin.

He served as Cubmaster of Pack 1 in Verona and was a member of the Montclair Bird Club.

Mr. Knipping was predeceased by his parents, Edward and Gloria (nee Bruckhart) Knipping.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 45 years, Valerie (nee Russo) Knipping; his loving children, Anita Knipping and her wife, Renee Prociopa, and Steven Knipping and his wife, Gina Frassetto; and his siblings, Jeff Knipping, Edward Knipping and Charlotte Walbrecht.

In lieu of flowers, donations to National Organization for Rare Disorders, Inc. (NORD), ATTN: Department 5930, P. O. Box 4110, Woburn, MA 01888 ( would be appreciated.

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