Times West Virginian
William Stephen “Bill” Strogen passed away unexpectedly on Monday (April 22, 2013).
He was born May 2, 1937, in Clarksburg, the son of the late Martin S. Strogen and Mary Yankowski Strogen.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 54 years, Mary Jane Strogen.
Also surviving are four children, William Brian Strogen and wife Rebecca and their two children, Megan and Garrett of Morgantown; Edward Strogen and wife Sharon and their two children, Emily and Joshua of Bridgeport; Melinda Strogen Pomp and husband Kris Pomp and their two children, Kayla and Karli Pomp of Fairmont; and Sherri Strogen Heinze and her daughter, Jenna Heinze of Morgantown.
Mr. Strogen is also survived by four brothers, Charles Strogen and wife Patricia of Rollingsford, N.H., Paul Strogen and wife Karen of Clarksburg, Robert Strogen and wife Elizabeth of Gonic, N.H., and Martin Strogen and wife Cathy of Williamsburg, Pa.; a brother-in-law, John Snodgrass and wife Jean of Port Charlotte, Fla.; a sister-in-law, Frances Snodgrass of Concord, Ohio; a dear aunt, Helen Mihaliak of Stonewood; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
William was a graduate of Roosevelt-Wilson High School Class of 1955. He was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Stonewood for 65 years and presently a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church in Grafton. He worked at the PPG Glass Factory in Stonewood for 19 years and retired from the Harrison County School Board. William enjoyed working, family get-togethers, playing dominos with family in Florida and gardening. He was a loving husband and father. He will be sadly missed by all.
Family and friends may call at the Amos Carvelli Funeral Home, 201 Edison St., Nutter Fort, from 2-8 p.m. on Thursday. There will be a prayer vigil at 3 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Stonewood at 10 a.m. with Father D. Kent Durig and Father Jim O’Connor as co-celebrants.
Interment will follow in the Greenlawn Masonic Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family at www.amoscarvelli.com.
A service of Amos Carvelli Funeral Home.