Peter J. StramaraMarch 19, 1941 ~ February 28, 2020 (age 78)
Peter J. Stramara, age 78 of Yardley, PA passed away peacefully on Friday, February 28, 2020 at St. Mary Medical Center, Langhorne, PA. Born in Pottsville, PA, Peter was raised in Newark, NJ, and lived in Sayreville, NJ for 8 years before moving to Yardley where he has resided for the last 30 years.
Prior to his retirement, he was employed for 25 years as an airport facilities and operations manager for the F.A.A. Mr. Stramara was a proud Army Veteran. He was a volunteer at St. Mary Medical Center for the past 26 years, and also volunteered at Holy Trinity Catholic School for 11 years, where he was known affectionately by the children as “Mr. Pete”. Peter was a master jigsaw puzzle solver and also enjoyed spending time on home improvement projects and landscaping. He was a loving and wonderful caregiver to his mother during her later years.
Son of the late Peter A. and Frances Melusky Stramara, he is survived by his wife Kathleen (Marsh) Stramara, brothers-in-law Guy (Darlynn) Marsh, Gary (Lorraine) Marsh, and Michael (Joanne) Marsh, and sisters-in-law JoAnn (William) Witkowski and Lynn Marsh. He was preceded in death by his brother-in-law David Marsh, husband of Catherine Marsh. He will be greatly missed by numerous nieces and nephews with whom he shared many happy times. He is also survived by a brother Thomas (Lorraine) Stramara and a sister Marguerite Sharon. He shared wonderful years and memories with his neighborhood family, his St. Mary Medical Center family, and Holy Trinity School family.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Memorial Mass to be celebrated on Friday, March 6th, 2020 at 12 noon at Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, 201 N. Pennsylvania Avenue, Morrisville, PA 19067.
Following the Mass, family & friends are invited to the Yardley Country Club for a luncheon.
Friends may call from 11 AM until the time of Mass at the church.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Mr. Stramara’s name be made to the Holy Trinity Catholic School, 99 Osborne Ave., Morrisville, PA 19067.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of J. Allen Hooper Funeral Chapel, Morrisville, PA.
Holy Trinity School
99 Osborne Ave, Morrisville PA 19067