2010-06-17 / Obituaries

Robert D. Strait Warfordsburg, 79

Robert D. Strait, 79, Warfordsburg, died Wednesday, June 9, 2010, at the home of his daughter, Jean Gregory.

He was born June 5, 1931, in Huntingdon County, Pa.

He was retired from Cumberland Cement and Supply, Cumberland, Md., after 42 years.

He was Bethel Township supervisor and was a bus driver for the Southern Fulton School Dsitrict.

He was a member of Warfordsburg Lions Club and Warfordsburg Community Park.

He attended May’s Chapel Christian Church in Warfordsburg.

He was a member of Teamsters Union Local 453, Cumberland, Md.

Surviving are his wife, Regina Michael Strait, Warfordsburg, whom he married December 28, 1950 in Clear Spring, Md.; one daughter, Jean E. Gregory, and husband Gary of Needmore; one granddaughter, Sheila Strait Engle, and husband Cliff; one grandson, Chris Gregory, and wife Kristie; three great-grandchildren and two step-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Frank Chalmer Strait, who died January 20, 2010.

Private graveside services were held at the convenience of the family at May’s Chapel Christian Cemetery. Rev. Delmas Bard officiated.

Grove Funeral Home in Hancock was in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of the Good Shepherd, 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17201 or to the John L. and Cora I. Grove Cancer Center at Summit Keystone Pavilion, 755 Norland Ave., Chambersburg, PA. Online condolences accepted at www.grovefh.com.

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