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Bernard C. Strohmier

Born: Wed., Apr. 9, 1924
Died: Sun., Jan. 10, 2021

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Bernard C. Strohmier, 96, Loretto, died January 10, 2021, at home. Born April 9, 1924, in Patton, son of the late Charles B. and Edith M. (McConnell) Strohmier.  Survived by wife of 60 years, the former Virginia A. Krug, whom he married February 13, 1960, at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Cresson, 3 children; Kevin, Carla (Barry) Smith, and Cory, 7 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, sister, Dolores Rooney, and numerous nieces and nephews. Bernie was an Army Veteran of WWll, where he was awarded a the European – African – Middle – Eastern Theater Ribbon with one Bronze Battle Star, he was a POW. He worked as a rural postal carrier for over 30 years out of the Loretto office. Bernie was a private airplane pilot and owned his own airstrip. At the request of the deceased there will be no viewing.  He was a life member of the Loretto American Legion and Patton VFW. A member of the Basilica of St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, Loretto, where a private funeral Mass will be celebrated. Committal, St. Michael Cemetery. Military Rites in charge of Loretto American Legion and other local military organizations. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests Mass offerings for Bernie. Arrangements by Gibbons Funeral Home, 1688 Liberty St., Ashville, PA 16613. www.gibbonsfhashvillecoalport.com





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Barb Mallory
   Posted Fri January 15, 2021
Virginia and family
My deepest sympathy and hearfelt sympathy to all of you.
I remember as a little girl being so fascinated when he was out flying his plane.
Barb {Sheehan} Mallory

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