James Carroll Strohm, 91, of Frederick went to be reunited with his beloved wife Alice on Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at Citizens Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Frederick. |
Born August 28, 1922 in Chillum, he was the son of the late Charles Strohm and Anna K. Carr Westcamp. He was the husband of Alice Worthley Strohm, who died February 23, 2013.
Mr. Strohm served in the U.S. Navy during World War II as a gunners mate. He learned the machinist trade at the Naval Shipyards and later owned and operated Strohm Machine Shop in Johnsville until his retirement. He was a member of St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church, Libertytown. He enjoyed horses and barrel racing and participated in numerous parades around the area.
Surviving are daughters, Mary Anne Doody and husband Paul of Union Bridge, Rita Dianne Strohm of Frederick, Gail Lucille Strohm of Mt Airy, Theresa Joanne Strohm of Frederick; six grandchildren, Paula and Tim Heinrich of Mt. Airy, Scott and Dale Doody of Union Bridge, Keith and Laryssa Doody of Thurmont, Mark and Beth Doody of Boonsboro, Rhonda Ann and Mark David Gay of Mt. Airy, and Rhonda Marie Strohm; great-grandchildren, Tim, Kayla, and Tyler Heinrich, Tara, Becky, and Brandon Doody, Mason, Kaylie, Avery, Kendall, and Levi Doody, Natasha Lynn and Katrina Marie Wetzel, Thomas David and Henry Matthew Gay; great-great-grandson, Nate Stonesifer; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by granddaughter, Alicia Marlene Doody; and siblings, Lucille and Michael Strohm.
A Catholic liturgy of the word will be celebrated on Monday, Nov. 11 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Peter's Catholic Church, Libertytown. Father Jason Worley will be the celebrant. Military Interment will be in St. Peter's Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at Hartzler Funeral Home, 11802 Liberty Rd., Libertytown on Sunday, Nov. 10 from 2 to 4 p.m.
Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.hartzlerfuneralhome.com
Published Online in The Frederick News-Post on Nov. 8, 2013