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Harley L. Strouse, Jr.

Nov 5, 2008

Harley L. Strouse, Jr., 81, of Cogan Station, died Friday, Oct. 31, 2008 at the Williamsport Hospital following a brief illness.

Born July 28, 1927 in Williamsport, he was the son of Harley L. and Hazel C. Lord Strouse, Sr.

He was married to the former Sarah A. Seidel, until her death on Sept. 24, 2006.

Mr. Strouse was a Navy veteran of World War II .

He helped start the Hepburn-Lycoming Little League, enjoyed family trips to Canada, hunting, fishing and was an avid New York Yankees fan. Mr. Strouse was a member of the Balls Mills United Methodist Church, having served as its treasurer.

He was a production supervisor for the former Sylvania Plant in Montoursville, retiring in 1983.

Surviving are a son, Marc W. (Barb) of Muncy; daughters, Cathlene A. (Robert) Hyde and Laraine L. (Phil) Shannon both of Cogan Station; brothers, Jack and Dan both of Cogan Station and Charles of Trout Run; sisters, Virginia Young of Jersey Shore, Maxine Shirn of Williamsport and Bev Kane of Cogan Station; grandchildren, Brian, Brad and Sean Hyde, Katie Boltz, Phillip Shannon III, Beth Earnest, Benjamin and Brooke Strouse and Harley’s Angels, five great granddaughters.

He was predeceased by brothers, William and Max.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29 at Knight-Confer’s, 1914 Memorial Ave., with the Rev. D. Gregory Lake officiating. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. Burial will be at Balls Mills Cemetery, Hepburn Township.

The family will provide the flowers and suggests contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Disease Assoc., 63 North Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701 or to the Balls Mills United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, 5941 Bloomingrove Rd., Cogan Station, PA 17728.