2011-10-27 / Obituaries

John D. Strait

McConnellsburg, 91

John D. Strait, 91, Mc- Connellsburg, died Wednesday, October 19, 2011, at his residence.

He was born in Harrisonville, January 11, 1920, the son of the late Thurman and Annie (Pine) Strait. He was the widower of Betty L. (Pennell) Strait.

He was a member of Siloam United Methodist Church, Harrisonville.

He was retired from the Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg, and served in the U.S. Army as a PFC in WW II.

He is survived by a daughter, Linda L. Strait of Mc- Connellsburg; adopted daughter, Cindy J. Whitehead of Tampa, Fla.; sisters: Dorothy Seiders of Fayetteville; Ethel Lake of Harrisonville; brothers: Paul Strait of Altoona; Dallas Strait of Greencastle; grandchildren: Twana L. Strait and David Allen Metcalf; adopted grandchildren: Stephanie R. Mellott, Tracy N. Brown and Angie E. Mellott; greatgrandchildren: Erica L. Hafner, Paul E. Hafner Jr. and seven adopted great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.

Services were held at Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg, at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 22, 2011. Pastor William Bair officiated. Interment was at Siloam United Methodist Cemetery, Harrisonville.

Military services were conducted by the Fulton Honor Guard.

Memorial contributions may be made to Linda Strait, P.O. Box 261, McConnellsburg, PA 17233.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.howardlsipes.com

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