Sunday’s Obituary – Howard Strait – Died 17-December-1972

Relationship to me: 1st cousin, 2x removed

This newspaper clipping for Howard Strait was found in the Strait vertical file at the Sussex County Historical Society. Penned date of 07 December 1972.


“Howard Strait” – Howard Strait of 25 Hamburg Ave., Sussex, formerly of Wantage township, died last night at Alexander Linn Hospital, Sussex, following a long illness.  He was 67 years old.  A native of Philadelphia, he lived in the area for the past 35 years.  He was a retired building contractor, past district governor of Rotary District 747 and a member of the Wallkill Valley Rotary Club.  Survivors include his widow, Margaret; two daughters, Mrs. Phyllis LaPorta of Fort Myers, Fla., and Mrs. Sandra DeVuyst of Sussex, and five grandchildren. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. tomorrow at the North Hardyston Cemetery, with the Rev. Donald Fowler of the Hamburg Episcopal Church officiating. Memorials may be made to the Sussex Ambulance Squad.  Funeral arrangements were made by the Pinkel Funeral Home, Sussex.


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