Jeanne O. Strayer

Jeanne O. Strayer, 90, formerly of Hughesville, died Tuesday, August 8, 2017, at Valley View Nursing Center, Montoursville. Her husband of 46 years, Frank D. Strayer died May 26, 2011.

Born Dec. 1, 1926, in Hughesville, she is the daughter of the late Robert R. and Grace E. (Jones) Odell. Jeanne was Valedictorian of the Hughesville High School Class of 1944, and an alumnus of Dickinson Seminary, now Lycoming College, Class of 1945. Shewas employed as a Computer Programmer for the Department of the Navy in Washington, D.C. After her retirement, Jeanne and her husband purchased a farm in Round Hill, Va. In 1993 they moved back to Hughesville to be with family. With her husband, they enjoyed traveling extensively. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Hughesville, and enjoyed reading, sewing, and crossword puzzles.

She is survived by three nieces, Christie O. (James) Foresman, of Hughesville, Karyn S. Yagel, of South Williamsport, and Lynne O.(Dennis) Snyder, of Montoursville.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by brothers, Robert R. Odell Jr. and William O. Odell.

Services will be private at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be made in Jeanne’s name to Trinity Lutheran Church, 120 S. Main St., Hughesville, PA 17737.

Arrangements are entrusted to McCarty-Thomas Funeral Home, Hughesville.

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