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James Daniel Knowlan
September 30, 1960 ~ November 27, 2023 (age 63) 63 Years Old
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James Daniel Knowlan, age 63, of King of Prussia, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 27, 2023 in Philadelphia. Born in Norristown, Jim was the son of the late Joseph W. Knowlan and the late Rosemary (nee McEnroe) Knowlan, the cherished brother of Joseph J. Knowlan, the late John A. Knowlan, Alice Anne Wainright (Dennis), Sharon Marie Harrigan and Mary Carol Greenaway (Robert), the beloved father of Matt Hamlin (Jen Martin) and Jessica Hamlin Jones (Darnell) and the proud pop-pop of Jack Bradley Hamlin, Lydia May Hamlin and Samantha Jane Hamlin.
James attended Upper Merion High School and was a long time member of Mother of Divine Providence Church and Swedesburg and Swedeland Volunteer Fire Company. He worked for many years in the auto parts business with Shorty’s Used Auto Parts and was previously the proud owner of K&H Auto with his son. He enjoyed going to auto parts conventions and loved going to work. In his spare time he could be found reading the newspaper, watching sports and spending time with his family and friends.
A celebration of Jim’s Life will be held in the springtime, with the details of location, time and date posted. Arrangements are by The Bernard S. Gutkowski Funeral Home, Swedesburg, 610-275-6385, Keith J. Murphy, F.D., www.gutkowskifuneralhome.com