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“Thinking about Uncle Dennis and his great singing voice/ guitar playing. I remember him singing with the barbershop singers in the 70's-80's? It was...Read More »
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“Our Pastor Quentin UCC mentioned this at Church on Sunday. Very sorry for your loss. Alice and John Gibble ”
2 of 6 | Posted by: Alice Gibble - Cornwall, PA

“I am saddened to hear of Uncle Dennis' passing. I have fond memories of family trips together years ago to the shore and camping. We are so sorry for...Read More »
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“I only knew Dennis for a short period of time but he was a kind & caring person. Jackson will miss Dennis throwing the tennis ball for him. May his...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Joe Lescisko - Cornwall, PA

“I am stunned. And saddened by the loss of such a dear man. Dennis was a kind and gentle soul who held great regard for everyone. There are not too...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Yvonne Rulli-Butler - Lebanon, PA

“Dennis was a most gifted, giving and all around great 'little' brother. Loved you special . I will miss you terribly. No replacements, no...Read More »
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Dennis E. Strausser, Sr., 73, of Lebanon, stepped into eternity on Thursday, September 14, 2017 at his residents. He was the husband of Patricia A. Kercher Blouch Strausser. Dennis was born on December 19, 1942 son of the late Irvin and Myrle Strausser.
Dennis served in the US Navy. He was a retired machinist at CarTech in Reading and had been a police officer for West Cornwall Twp. Dennis was a member of Quentin UCC, where he sang in the choir. He was a volunteer at the Lebanon Valley Home of the UCC, Annville, active as a volunteer at the Union Canal and a member of the Jonestown Male Chorus. He was a member of Mt. Lebanon Lodge #226 F&AM, Lebanon, where he was recently honored for his service to Boy Scouts of America by the Masonic Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania. Dennis was very involved with Boy Scouting with Troop 446, as chaplain and was chaplain at Camp Bashore and had received the Silver Beaver Award. Dennis loved music, playing his guitar, exercise, biking and travel.
Dennis is survived in addition to his wife by children, Dennis E. Strausser, Jr of Lebanon, Kathleen, wife of Leo Drzewiesky of Newmanstown, Jason, husband of Sara Strausser of Lebanon, 7 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, sisters, Ruth Crisco of NC, and Grace, wife of George Nicolaisen of Lebanon. In addition he is survived by step children Lisa, wife of John Moser of Lebanon, Todd, husband of Olivia Blouch of Lebanon, Jody, wife of Kolin Kriner of New Albany and 6 step grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife Shirley Haldeman Strausser.
Family and friends are invited to attend a celebration of Dennis' life on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 2:00 PM from Quentin UCC, Quentin PA. A reception will follow the service. Donations in Dennis' honor may be made to Wellspan Hospice, 4th & Walnut Street, Lebanon, PA 17042.
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