Mechanic 06

Joseph W. Stratton

January 19, 1953 ~ November 13, 2022 (age 69) 69 Years Old

Obituary

Joseph “Joe” W. Stratton, age 69 of Lawrenceville, PA passed away unexpectedly at his home on Sunday, November 13, 2022. Born on January 19, 1953 in Blossburg, PA, he was a son to the late Bernard and Beatrice (Phelps) Stratton. Joe married Lucinda “Cindy” J. Davis on July 11, 1974 and they spent 48 loving years together before his passing.  Once Joe graduated high school, he went into the Air Force for a handful of years during the Vietnam and Cold War era.  After his military service Joe obtained a degree in Forestry from Williamsport Area College.  Then Joe dairy farmed for 21 years, worked in various industries, and finished his working career with Repsol Oil and Gas.  During his retirement he continued to enjoy running his sawmill, farming, having long breakfasts with lots of people and coffee, playing and listening to music, entertaining people, and helping anyone with any project.  Joe was very handy, a Jack of all trades: he was a plumber, electrician, woodworker, and mechanic.  Joe loved to learn, teach, work with animals, and spend time with his family. He was a member of the Farm Bureau, NRA, and once was a fireman at the Nelson Fire Department.  Joseph is survived by his loving wife, Cindy Stratton of Lawrenceville, PA; children, Aaron (Tamy) Stratton of Woodhull, NY, Jennifer (Gregory) Hanaway of Russell, PA, Ryan (Jennifer) Stratton of Lawrenceville, PA, Christopher Stratton of Woodhull, NY, and Joe (Jennette) Farris of Osceola, PA, who is like another son.  Brother, John (Fran) Stratton of Nelson, PA; 5 Grandchildren; 5 Great Grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.  He was preceded by his parents. Family and Friends are called to Kenyon Funeral Home - Elkland, PA on Saturday, November 19, 2022 from 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm. A funeral service with military honors will take place at 5:00 pm with Pastor Phillip Seely officiating. A private family burial will take place on a later date.  Arrangements are in the care of Kenyon Funeral Home, www.kenyonfuneralhome.com

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
November 19, 2022

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Kenyon Funeral Home
214 W. Main St.
Elkland, PA 16920

Funeral Service
Saturday
November 19, 2022

5:00 PM
Kenyon Funeral Home
214 W. Main St.
Elkland, PA 16920

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