Kathleen M. "Sis" Strickland, 75 years old, passed away Friday, May 27, 2016 at her home in Newport. She was born November 7, 1940 in Newport to George E. and Lottie (Troup) Strickland. She was retired from the former Mohler Oil Company after 42 years. Sis was a member of the Millerstown Moose, Newport American Legion and VFW Ladies Auxiliaries. She was a NASCAR fan and had been a special caretaker for her father and brother.
Sis is survived by her sister, Betty J. Beaver of Millerstown, her special lifelong friends, Janie Knepp, Sandy Weller and Karen Miller and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her sister, Dorothy Loy and brothers, Charles Robert Strickland, William E. Strickland, Donald K. Strickland, Frederick L. Strickland and Leroy J. Strickland.
Services will be from the David Myers Funeral Home, Newport with a viewing Wednesday from 6-8 PM and funeral service Thursday at 11 AM. Burial will follow in the Newport Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions are suggested to Newport Fire Co., Mulberry Street, Newport, Pa. 17074 or Legacy, 4813 Jonestown Road, Suite 201, Harrisburg, Pa. 17109.