Leah F. Strait

Leah F. Strait, age 92, of East Washington Street Ext., Bath passed away Sunday, August 14, 2005.

Leah was born on September 16, 1912 in Roseville, PA the daughter of the late Floyd L. and Lettie J. (Thorpe) Barrett. After finishing her education in Elmira, she married Earl Strait. He predeceased her 1966.

She retired from Corning Glass Works as an Inspector in 1976 after 32 years of service.

Mrs. Strait was a longtime member of the Corning Chapter of Loyal Order of Moose and a 30 year member of the American Legion Auxiliary of Corning.

She is survived by her children; Beverly J. Beach of Wilson, NY, Patricia (Ken) Carey of Mansfield, PA, Orlando (Tressa) Simpson of Bath, NY, Martha Makley of Wellsboro, PA, Dennis (Julie) Simpson of Bath, NY, and Margaret (Brian) McGee of Wellsboro, PA.; Special Companion and Friend, Harold Hyde ; Several Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren and Great Great Grandchildren.

Her family will receive friends on Thursday, August 18, 2005 from 9 -11am and12noon - 2pm at Phillips Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 17 W. Pulteney St., Corning, NY.

Leahs Funeral Service will follow at 2:00 pm with Rev. Kit Tobin officiating. Burial will be in Coopers Plains Cemetery, Painted Post.

Memorial donations in Leahs name may be directed to the Loyal Order of the Moose, 6 Bridge Street Corning, NY 14830 or the American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 746, c/o Mary Lou Belles - Chaplin, 79 Gorton Road Apt. 101, Corning, NY 14830.