Phyllis M Strait obituary 1935~2021


Mrs. Phyllis M Strait (Woodward), 85, of Greencastle, PA, passed away peacefully Saturday, September 11, 2021 in her home, surrounded by her loving family.

Phyllis M Strait
Phyllis M Strait

Born November 17, 1935 in Gettysburg, PA, she was the daughter of the late Joel and Catherine Woodward.

She married Dallas Strait on February 17, 1952. They enjoyed over 69 years together before Dallas passed away September 7, 2018.

Phyllis was a private person who dearly loved her family and the Lord Jesus Christ. A devout Christian she previously attended Maugansville Bible Brethren Church.

She is survived by four children, Debra Crouse and her husband, Larry of Greencastle, PA, Greg Strait and his wife, Sue of Greencastle, Daniel Strait and his wife, Susie of Greencastle and Susan Tornetta and her husband, Charlie of Chambersburg, PA; ten grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and another expected and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her five brothers and one sister.

The family would like to extend their deepest gratitude to the following caregivers who made sure Phyllis was cared for in her last years before her passing; Cathy Brown, Sandy Grisson, Heather Shepard, Erica Davies, Bethany Grove, Lydia Brown, Becky Whitehead, Virginia Grove, Amy Kreischer and Amanda Diem.

Services will be private at the convenience of the family.

Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Greencastle, PA.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to SpiriTrust Lutheran Home Care and Hospice, 2700 Luther Dr. Chambersburg, PA 17202

Miller-Bowersox Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

On-line condolences may be expressed at the funeral home’s website.