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Amelia E. STRAKA Obituary


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“Dear Becky, Tom and Family, We are extremely sorry to learn the passing of your loving mother. Giving hope to children in need and women in...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Elizabeth and Harrison Laing - NY

“Becky, So sorry for your mother's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Scott Johnson - Stanley, NC

“Becky, My condolences to your and your entire family for your mother's passing. May she rest in eternal peace and may you all find solace that she...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Ben Amberge - Vestal, NY

“Dear Becky, Please accept my sincere condolence at the loss. My sympathy goes to the grieving family members. Renjith Kumar IBM India ...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Renjith Kumar - Bangalore, OH

“Dear Becky and Family, My thoughts and prayers are with you that you find comfort during this difficult time, your mother is in a better place. ...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Abe Cherian - Hockessin, DE

“Becky and family, My deepest sympathy in a difficult time. I pray that you find comfort in the memories you have. Donna Welshons ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Donna Welshons - MN

“Dear Becky and Family, I'm very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you that you find comfort during this difficult time. Dan...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Dan Ezold - Branford, CT

“To Becky Tankovich and family, Please accept my sincere condolences at the lost of such a wonderful soul. May God keep you and comfort you all within...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Jim Nadziejko - Moreno Valley, CA

“My deepest heartfelt sympathy goes out to your entire family in your time of need Becky ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Les Borde - CT


AMELIA STRAKA (nee Puharich) born March 12, 1923 in Lowellville, Ohio. Beloved wife of the late John; loving mother of Richard (Geri), Ronald (Rosalie) of Brookfield, Ruth Leslie (Jerry), Rebecca Tankovich (Tom) of Alpharetta, Georgia and John (Kathy); grandmother of 18 and great grandmother of 24; sister of the late George, John, Marion, Emil, Andrew, Mary, Anna and Rudolph; beloved daughter of the late Emilia and Andrew Puharich; sister-in-law of Beth Rudo. Passed away Thursday August 4, 2011. Funeral Mass Saturday August 6, St. Brendan Church 4242 Brendan Ln. at 11:30am. Prayers at the Funeral Home Saturday at 10:45am. Interment Sunset Memorial Park. Friends may call in the McGORRAY-HANNA FUNERAL HOME OF WESTLAKE FRIDAY 4-7pm.