Marlene Strohm, 81, worked at Woodstream, mother of five, John Wayne fan

By on February 3, 2016

Marlene Strohm, 81, of Lititz, passed away Friday, Jan. 29, 2016, at Hospice and Community Care, Mount Joy.

She was born in Mastersonville to the late Parker and Mabel Carroll.

She was a member of the Elstonville Sportsman Association and the Reamstown Athletic Association. She loved her dog, Honey Bear; and Western movies, especially those featuring John Wayne. She also enjoyed spending time with her family and grandchildren. Marlene worked as a machine operator for Woodstream Corp. for 20 years, and retired in 1988.

Marlene is survived by five children: Linda, wife of Robert Shore, of Lititz; Randy, husband of Linda Strohm, of Reamstown; Rick, husband of Penny Strohm, of Lititz; Peggy, wife of Albert Steffy, of Ephrata; John Strohm of Lititz; brother: Robert Carroll of Palmyra; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a sister: Lottie G. Hornberger; two brothers: Charles H. Carroll and Dick Carroll.

Services and interment will be private at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions in Marlene’s memory may be made to the Humane League of Lancaster County, 2195 Lincoln Highway, East Lancaster, PA 17602.

Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes Inc., Akron/Ephrata. Online condolences can be given at

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