Louis Straus of Browns Mills, age77 years, passed away January 27, 2015 at Deborah Hospital, Browns Mills. Louis was a native of Vineland and resident of Browns Mills for 50 years. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran and served during the Cuban Missile Crisis.
He retired from the Browns Mills Acme after 17&1/2 years. Lou previously worked as a self- employed boat builder in Point Pleasant Beach. He loved woodworking and working on boats
Lou was a former member of the Loyal Order of Moose.
Beloved husband of Joan T. ( Patykola) and dear father of Audrey L. Straus & fiancee Paul Hawk Jr. both of Browns Mills. He is also survived by his 2Brother in Laws and 1 Sister in law David & Janet Tuck and Joe Patykola all of Browns Mills and 2 nieces, 1 nephew, 2 Grand Nieces and 1 Grand Nephew.
Relatives and friends of Louis’s family are invited to his viewing and visitation 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM Friday at The Lankenau Funeral Home, 31 Elizabeth St., Pemberton Borough.
Funeral Services will be held 1:30 PM Friday afternoon at Grace Episcopal Church, 43 Elizabeth St., Pemberton Borough.
Interment with Naval Honors will be in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Odd Fellows Road,Pemberton Twp.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Grace Episcopal Church, 43 Elizabeth St., Pemberton, NJ 08068.