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Ray Strouse

04/20/1944
11/25/2022

Ray Strouse, age 78 of Lowell, passed away Friday, November 25, 2022. He was preceded in death by his parents, Vernon and Lura Strouse; sisters, Kay Menzel, and Joy Shattuck; and niece, Stephanie Strouse. Ray is survived by his wife, Joyce Strouse; children, Kim (Laurie Molitor) Strouse, Tonya Mixon, Brad (Kristina) Strouse, Stacey (Chad) Scholten; grandson, Trey Mixon; brothers, Joe (Sherry) Strouse, Mike (Gloria) Organek; nieces and nephews, Eric, Buck, Ta, Brian & Heather, and David. Retiring after 31 years with General Motors, Ray soon jumped back into work life as the successful owner-operator of Whites Bridge Wood Heat for Woodmaster Outdoor Wood Furnaces. Not long after getting Whites Bridge Heat up and running, Ray soon earned Woodmaster’s award for being the number one dealer in the USA. He was a wonderful, loving husband and father. He truly cherished his children. Ray and Joyce loved to travel the country on their bikes. Ray was a Harley Davidson enthusiast and was a devoted rider. In his younger years, he was an all-around sportsman, he enjoyed hunting and fishing. Ray also loved to golf and bowl.  He enjoyed supporting the Lowell Red Arrows Football team on Friday nights with Brad. A celebration of life will be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers his family asks to please consider donating to the American Heart Association@heart.org

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8 Responses

  1. He was a beautiful person inside and out. There is so much good things to say about him I don’t even know where to start. He will be missed by many.

  2. Sure am glad we went for lunch this summer. Gonna miss him (and his skillful domino games). Love and peace to his family, they were everything to him.

  3. Brad,
    My deepest sympathies and condolences for your loss
    He was a great man to talk with the few times I had the pleasure.to do so

  4. I’m at a lost for words. I’ll keep praying for peace and comfort. We love you all- Ta and Uncle Bob

  5. So sorry for your loss of a great husband, father and friend.
    Remembering all the great times we all had in our younger years:
    May Ray Rest In Peace ????
    Rob and Sandy Latimer

  6. Joyce
    I am so sorry to hear this! He was such a nice person. We enjoyed both of you when you used to come our way. A great golfer and never lost patience with any of us. Take care of yourself.

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