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Janet Lucille Strauss

January 3, 1924 January 4, 2020
Janet Lucille Strauss
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Obituary for Janet Lucille Strauss

Janet Strauss, age 96, of Claysville, passed away Saturday, January 4, 2020 in Strabane Woods, Washington.

Born January 3, 1924 in Claysville, she is the daughter of the late George Wyley and Hazel Agnes (Hayburn) Strauss.

Janet lived in Claysville her whole life. She graduated from Claysville High School in 1942. Janet was a member of Claysville United Presbyterian Church where she was a former choir member. She was affiliated with the 1st Presbyterian Church in Washington, where she sang in the choir from 1960-1998. Janet attended University of Pittsburgh and University of California and became a Certified Medical Technologist with Bacteriology Lab Department 8. She was employed with Washington Hospital for 45 years as a Medical Technologist in the Pathology Department until her retirement in 1988. She was a Published Writer in the American Journal of Medical Technology in 1965. Janet was a member of the American Society of Microbiology and American Society of Medical Technologists. She volunteered at the citizens library and the senior citizen’s, both in Claysville. Janet would volunteer her free time at Washington Hospital. She was an avid golfer as long as her health permitted. Janet enjoyed reading and traveling.

She is survived by a dear friend, Cindy Beattie, of Claysville, PA.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by two brothers, Jack Owen Strauss and Robert M. Strauss; one nephew, Gary R. Strauss, who passed away on January 9, 2020 in Columbus, OH.

Friends will be received on Thursday, January 16, 2020 from 12-1 p.m. at Claysville United Presbyterian Church, 134 Wayne St. Claysville, PA 15323. A memorial service will be held directly after visitation at 1:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Claysville United Presbyterian Church, 134 Wayne St. Claysville, PA 15323 or Claysville Senior Center, 105 Green St. Claysville, PA 15323 or Citizens Library, 55 S. College St. Ste 2, Washington, PA 15301.

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Visitation

Thursday

16

Jan

12:00 PM 1/16/2020 12:00:00 PM - 1:00 PM 1/16/2020 1:00:00 PM
Claysville United Presbyterian Church

134 Wayne Street
Claysville, PA 15323

Claysville United Presbyterian Church
134 Wayne Street Claysville 15323 PA
United States

Service

Thursday

16

Jan

1:00 PM 1/16/2020 1:00:00 PM
Claysville United Presbyterian Church

134 Wayne Street
Claysville, PA 15323

Claysville United Presbyterian Church
134 Wayne Street Claysville 15323 PA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Claysville Senior Citizen Center

105 Green St.
Claysville, PA 15323

Claysville United Presbyterian Church

134 Wayne St.
Claysville, PA 15323

Citizen Library

55 S. College St. Ste 2
Washington, PA 15301
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