Mrs. Marjorie L. (Landis) Strauss

December 9, 1921 ~ July 20, 2018 (age 96)


Mrs. Marjorie L. Strauss, 96, of Mahoning Valley, Pa., passed into eternal rest on Friday July 20th at The Lehigh Valley Hospital Inpatient Hospice Unit, 17th & Chew Street, Allentown, Pa. She was the wife of the Late Leonard A. Strauss Sr. who passed away in 1976. Born in Allentown, Pa., she was a daughter of the late Stanley & Mayme (Sloane) Landis. She was a graduate of The Bethlehem Business School and prior to her retirement, was employed as a secretary for The Carbon County Vocational Technical  Institute, Jim Thorpe, Pa. Marjorie was a member of Bethany Wesleyan Church, Cherryville, Pa., The Order of The Eastern Star, & The Pennsylvania Association Of School Retirees-PASR). Surviving are 3 daughters, Sharen Ace of Lehighton, Jacqueline, wife of Kenneth Everett of Northampton, Deborah, wife of David Caccese MD, of Allentown, a son, Leonard A. “Bud” Strauss Jr. & his wife Greta of Lehighton, a sister, Madeline Lerch of Glenside, Pa., 7 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, nieces & nephews.  She was predeceased by 2 sisters, Hilda Landis, Kathleen Helmuth, and a brother, Stanley Landis. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, July 28th at 9:30 a.m. at The Ovsak FH, 190 South 4th Street, Lehighton with the Reverend Scott Weldon officiating. Call 8-9:30 a.m. Saturday. Interment following the services in St. John Cemetery, Mahoning Valley, Pa. Memorial Contributions in her honor may be made to The American Heart Association, 968 Postal Road, #110, Allentown, Pa. 18109, or to a charity of one’s choice. Online condolences can be offered at

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