Philip G. StratmanJanuary 12,2013
Philip G. StratmanPhilip G. Stratman
PROCTORSVILLE — Philip G. Stratman, 83, died unexpectedly January 9, 2013, at Springfield Hospital.
He was born in Newport, KY, September 28, 1929.
The family moved to Cincinnati, Ohio, where he spent most of his life.
Philip joined the Navy in 1950, when the Korean War started. When he left the service, he was a Second Class Petty Officer.
He was married to his wife Peggy Joy in 1952.
Philip was a member of the American Legion Post #4 in Proctorsville, and The Knights of Columbus in Ludlow.
He was the crossing guard for Ludlow schools for 15 years.
He is survived by his wife, Peggy; one son, Philip J. Stratman; two daughters: Margaret Palimieri and Barbara Ruiss. He is also survived by five grandchildren: Matthew Gajewski , Michael Stratman, Cassie Stratman, Derek Palimieri, and Travis Palimieri; a great-grandson Pierce Palimieri; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his daughter Veronica, and her husband Michael Gajewski.
A Memorial Mass will be held at Holy Name of Mary Catholic Church in Proctorsville followed by a committal service with Military honors at a later date.
Friends may call on the family on Sunday, January 13, 2013, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Adams Funeral Home in Ludlow.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his name may be made to the American Legion Post #36 in Ludlow.
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