Lucille Knier Strait
Owego, NY

Submitted by:
Reva Wagner

Richards Funeral Home

Lucille Knier Strait, 87, of Owego, N.Y., passed away on Wednesday, November 19, 2008.

She was born on September 12, 1921, the daughter of the late Clayton and Pansy Viola (HUME) KNIER.

She was predeceased by her husband, Milton STRAIT; her son, Edward STRAIT; her brothers, Clayton, Jr., James, Richard, Charles and John KNIER; her sisters, Pearl STANTON, Dorothy PIERCE, Katie VAN PATTEN, Betty LADD and Ange ARBALLO. Lucille is survived by her two daughters and sons-in-law, Sally and Dennis O'CONNELL, Kathleen and Richard JACKSON, all of Owego; her grandchildren, Michael (Lisa) O'Connell, Mark (Sherry) O'CONNELL, Chris (Ashley) JACKSON, Courtney (James) WALKER, Whitney (Fermin) ROMERO, Ian STRAIT, Nitasha STRAIT; her great-grandchildren, Brayden, Jarrett, Curtis, Leah, Jenna, Helena, Margaret, Joshua, Emily, Hannah. She is also survived by her sister, Jeanne LAPORTA; her brother-in-law, William ARBALLO; daughter-in-law, Connie CHANDLER; and her many nieces and nephews. Lucille loved her family and friends, and simply enjoyed life.

A Memorial Service will be held at the Flemingville United Methodist Church, where Lucille was a member for many years, 540 West Creek Rd., Owego, N.Y. 13827, on Saturday, November 22, 2008, at 11:00 a.m., with Pastor Donna TAYLOR MARTIN officiating.

Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Interment will be at a later time in Tioga Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial contribution in memory of Lucille to the Flemingville United Methodist Church. Richards Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.

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