SHANDAKEN…… Theresa A. Strauss, 86 of Creek Side Dr. died Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at her residence surrounded by her family. Born June 25, 1933 in Queens, NY she was the daughter of the late John and Margaret Ryan.
An area resident for many years she was an active member of St. Francis deSales Parish where she had served as Past President of the Sodality of Our Lady of LaSalette and taught religious education. An avid bowler, she belonged to the Monday League at Mid City Lanes.
Predeceased by her husband, Henry “Joe” Strauss in 2018, survivors include a Son, Joseph (Kim) Strauss of W. Shokan and 2 Daughters: Barbara VanBlarcum (Ray Scarth) of Big Indian and Karen (John) Steketee of Arkville. 7 Grandchildren: Jennifer, Joanne, Amy, Kevin, Joseph, John, and Julia. 1 Great Granddaughter Gillianna, and several nieces and nephews also survive.
The Strauss Family would like to thank Hospice of Ulster County and suggest any donations in her memory be made to them.
Her Funeral Procession will form 9:30 AM Saturday at the E.B. Gormley Funeral Home, Main St., Phoenicia thence to St. Francis deSales where at 10:00 AM a Mass of Christian Burial will be offered. Interment will follow in St. Francis deSales Cemetery. Friends will be received Friday 2:00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 PM. Expressions of condolence may be shared on Theresa’s Tribute Wall at GormleyFuneralHome.com
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