John Strassel , Jr.

Obituary of John Charles Strassel , Jr.

John Charles Strassel, Jr (Jack) of the Villages, FL passed away on November 8th, 2022 with Lynn Coyle, his partner of 7 years, by his side. 

Jack was born in Brooklyn, NY on November 28th, 1934. He attended Chaminade High School and Hofstra University. After graduating he joined the Navy where he served his country as a Communications Officer and traveled all over the world to places such as Saudi Arabia and Africa. When Jack returned from his service- he married Margaret (Maggie) McGroarty in 1962. They lived in and traveled to many places together as a result of Jack’s successful career with AT&T where he was the Global Director of Procurement. Their love for golf, tennis and travel led to many life long friendships and many happy memories.Jack was a wonderful father, husband, partner, son-in-law, athlete and friend and he will be missed by all who remain and welcomed home by those that have gone before him.

He is preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Margaret (Maggie) Strassel and his brother Robert (Bob) Strassel.  He is survived by his partner of 7 years Lynn Coyle and his children, John Strassel III and Betsy Lockwood (husband Steve) and 4 grandchildren, Charlotte, Kendal, Caroline and Andy.

A funeral mass will be held Tuesday, December 6th at 11 am at St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church, Wildwood,Fl followed by a ceremony at Bushnell National Cemetery at 1pm. 

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Funeral Mass

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday, December 6, 2022
St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church
5323 E Co Rd 462
Wildwood, Florida, United States

Military Burial

1:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Tuesday, December 6, 2022
Florida National Cemetery
6502 SW 102nd Ave
Bushnell, Florida, United States
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