STRATTAN, Lorraine F. (Nanny), 95, passed away on Oct. 11, 2013. She is survived by a large loving family including; Her daughter, Sherrill and son-in-law, Lonnie Madden; four grandsons, Robert and Daniel (Monte) Salafia, Lonnie II, and Richard Madden; eleven great-grandchildren; and her three great-great-grandchildren. Born in Potsville, PA. Lorraine married Bill Strattan, they moved to Point Pleasant, NJ, where they lived a happy life, him, an outstanding athletics teacher, her, owning a famous luncheonette, across from Point Pleasant Beach High School, where Bill "the Rock" Strattan, was a coach & athletic director. In the summer months, Bill and Lorraine, owned and operated the Anchorage Marina in Sea Isle City, NJ. Upon retirement, in 1972, they moved to Madeira Beach, where they owned and operated, the Sea Shore Motel. The loving couple, Bill and Lorraine, were lifetime members of the Elk's Club, where they enjoyed attending in Point Pleasant, NJ and Madeira Beach. After her loving husband, Bill Strattan passed on, Lorraine Strattan persevered becoming well known for her work in Real Estate. Where she remained actively involved until at age 85, she retired. She brought joy to the lives of many, and will be remembered, for her humble heart, and open door attitude, to all she loved so dear. Lorraine F. Strattan, was a women of courage, strength, & love. She will be greatly missed by all who loved and knew her. In her honor, there will be a viewing Friday, Oct. 18th, 5-6 pm, followed by a service from 6-7 pm, at the Abbey Affordable, at 12544 Ulmerton Road, Largo, FL 33774. She is sorely missed!!!
Abbey Affordable Cremation & Funeral Services
12541 Ulmerton Road Largo, FL 33774
Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Oct. 19, 2013