YORK Paula E. Strayer, 56, of Manchester Township, died at 7:50 a.m. Tuesday, January 8, 2013, at her residence. She was the wife of Dennis L. Strayer. Born February 4, 1956, in York, a daughter of the late Paul E. and Thelma M. (Beshore) Gerberick, she co-owned, with her sister, SGS, Inc. in Abbottstown. She also operated a stand at Green Dragon in Ephrata. She loved gardening and the beach, and enjoyed shopping at the outlets in Lancaster and Rehoboth Beach, Del. In addition to her husband of nearly 36 years, Mrs. Strayer is survived by two daughters, Jennifer L. Strayer and her companion, Matthew Grim of Windsor, and Megan N. Waltemyer and her husband, Terry of York; two grandchildren, Carter Grim and Gavin Waltemyer; a sister, Janet Mutzel of York; and her beloved English springer spaniel, Hogan. A third grandchild is also expected in July. Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday at William E. Little Funeral Homes, Inc., 60 S. Main St., Manchester, with The Rev. Darby J. Nace and The Rev. Peter Ogilivie officiating. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Friday and 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday. Burial will be in Paddletown Cemetery, Newberrytown. Memorial contributions may be made to the York County SPCA, 3159 Susquehanna Trail North, York, PA 17406; or to the York Cancer Center, Patient Help Fund, 25 Monument Drive, Suite 194, York, PA 17403. KuhnerAssociates.com
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Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Jan. 10, 2013