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Harriet Strawser

Harriet A. "Bitsy" Strawser (Shope)

Sunday, April 24th, 1938 - Monday, September 28th, 2020
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Obituary

Harriet A. “Bitsy” Strawser, 82, of Middletown, PA passed away on September 28, 2020. She was the widow of Lamar D. Strawser.
Bitsy was born April 24, 1938 in Middletown, Pa to the late Lester B. and Harriet (Landis) Shope. In addition to her parents and husband, her sister, Patricia L. Grubb, preceded her in death.
Bitsy is survived by her son, Matthew M. Strawser of Elizabethtown; her daughter, Heather A. Strawser of Hummelstown; her Step-son, David L. Strawser, wife Michelle and granddaughter Samantha; Nephew, Richard Grubb, wife Lauren and three great nieces, Rebecca, Morgan, and Kirsten; Niece, Susan Helms, husband, David and a great nephew, Aiden and great niece, Keira and her cousins.
Bitsy was a member of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Elizabethtown, PA. She was a graduate of Hershey High School, Class of 1955 and retired from the Citizens Bank in Middletown, Pa. Bitsy enjoyed spending time with her family and many friends and was a loving and devoted mother to Matt and Heather.
A tribute to Bitsy’s life will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday, October 2, 2020 in her Church at 398 N. Locust Street, Elizabethtown, PA 17022. A visitation will be held from 10:30 AM to 11 AM in the Church.
Burial will be in the Hillsdale Cemetery, Middletown, Pa.
Memorial Contributions can be made in Bitsy’s name to: St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 398 N. Locust Street, Elizabethtown, Pa 17022 or Make a Wish, 1054 New Holland Ave, Lancaster, Pa 17601
Matinchek Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc. has been entrusted with handling the arrangements.
Condolences may be sent online @ www.matinchekfuneralhome.com
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, October 2nd, 2020 | 10:30am - 11:00am
    When
    Friday, October 2nd, 2020 10:30am - 11:00am
    Location
    St. Paul's United Methodist Church
    Address
    398 N. Locust St.
    ELIZABETHTOWN, PA
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  • Service

    Friday, October 2nd, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Friday, October 2nd, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    St. Paul's United Methodist Church
    Address
    398 N. Locust St.
    ELIZABETHTOWN, PA
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    Officiant
    Pastor John Marcott
  • Interment

    Friday, October 2nd, 2020 | 12:30pm
    When
    Friday, October 2nd, 2020 12:30pm
    Location
    Hillsdale Cemetery
    Address
    Londonderry Twp
    Middletown, Pennsylvania 17057
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Keith Harshman

Posted at 06:09pm
I was so sorry to hear of Bitsy's passing. She was a truly remarkable person. The world is a better place because she was here. My thoughts and prayers go out to here family. May her memory be for a blessing! My deepest sympathy. Keith Harshman
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