Her greatest joy in life was her family. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She is survived by her husband of sixty three years, Gordon D. Strachan; her sons, Rev. Dr. Robert D. Strachan and his wife Deborah of Batesburg, SC, and William C. Strachan and his wife Beth of Haymarket, VA; four grandchildren; a great granddaughter; also nieces and nephews. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the William Snyder Funeral Home Inc., 521 Main Street, Irwin, 724-863-1200. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at First Presbyterian Church, with Rev. Dr. Ronald H. Wakeman, officiating. Interment will follow in Union Cemetery. In lieu of flowers a contribution can be made to St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Blvd., Memphis, TN 38105, or www.stjude.org. For online condolences please visit www.snyderfuneralservices.com.
Originally published October 18, 2016.