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Lois J. (Furey) Strang

August 15, 1952 ~ December 4, 2021 (age 69)


Lois J. Furey Strang, 69, of Fenelton, passed away peacefully Saturday, December 4, 2021 at Butler Memorial Hospital from an extended battle with diabetic complications.

Lois was born in Fenelton on August 15, 1952.  She was the daughter of the late Lawrence R. Sr. and Katherine Musthaf Furey.

She was a member of St. John Roman Catholic Church in Coylesville.  She was a graduate of Butler High School. She furthered her career and became a graduate of Jameson School of Nursing as a registered nurse.  She was a talented gardener, enjoyed growing flowers and plants, having operated Country Roots Greenhouse with her husband David.

She is survived by her husband, David J. Strang, whom she married at McConnell’s Mills on August 30, 2014.  Also surviving are two children, Dixie Watterson of Worthington and Brian A. Watterson and his wife, Teresa, of Butler; three grandchildren, Ken Watterson and his wife, Britney, of Fenelton, Kristopher Thomas of Fenelton,  and Steffanie Thomas, of Worthington.  Lois was looking forward to the birth of two great grandchildren next year.  Also surviving are two brothers, Lawrence “Larry” Furey Jr. and his wife, Rachel, and William “Bill” Furey and his wife, Theresa; two sisters, Carol Osche and Sandra Lewis and her husband, David, all of Fenelton, as well as a number of brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

In addition to her parents, Lois was preceded in death by a great grandchild angel baby, one brother and three sisters.

Friends will be received at the Hile Funeral Home of Chicora, 339 Chicora Fenelton Rd., Chicora, from 5 – 7 p.m. Thursday.  A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Friday from St. John Roman Catholic Chuch in Coylesville with the Rev. Ward Stakem, OFM, Cap., Senior Parochial Vicar of St. Francis of Assisi Parish, officiating.  Interment will be in St. Mary Cemetery in Herman.  Condolences may be sent by visiting

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