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Obituary: Alverda ‘Verdie’ Strausbaugh

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Alverda A. “Verdie” Strausbaugh, 79, of Orrtanna, PA died Thursday evening, October 14, 2021 at Paramount Senior Living, Fayetteville, PA.

Born October 5, 1942 in Gettysburg, PA she was the daughter of the late Glenn and Marie (Harman) Heller. She was the wife of Charles “Charlie” W. Strausbaugh, of Orrtanna to whom she was married for 55 years.

Mrs. Strausbaugh was a graduate of Biglerville High School. She worked at Carroll Shoe Factory for a time before retiring from Musselman Foods.

In addition to her husband, Alverda is survived by her two daughters, Tara Strausbaugh, of Orrtanna, Karen Jeffcoat, of Orrtanna, son, Charles William “Bill” Strausbaugh, III, who’s whereabouts are unknown, seven grandchildren, Jodi, April, J.D., Jacob, Rose, Connie, Heather, great grandchild, Riley, and her two sisters, Fay Heller, of Gettysburg, and Nancy Sneed, of Gettysburg. She was preceded in death by her son, Neil Strausbaugh and her brother Larry Heller.

A graveside service for Verdie will be held 11:00 AM, Friday, October 22, 2021 at the St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fairfield, PA. The Monahan Funeral Home is in charge of the funeral arrangements and online condolences may be made at monahanfuneralhome.com.

This obituary was originally published here.

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