Joan H. Strauss

August 7, 2023


Past Services

Tuesday August 15, 2023
11:00 am

Additional Information:

Oheb Shalom Cemetery – Reisterstown, Maryland

Joan H. Strauss died Monday August 7th 2023. She was 101 years old.
She was the beloved wife of Werner S. Strauss, who preceded her in death. Joan was the loving mother of Renee Dawson and Larry Strauss (Katherine), grandmother of Adina S Gadell (Tim), and great-grandmother of Mya and Kai Gadell.
Joan got her start in advertising writing and became an accomplished children’s writer with many short stories published throughout her many years of writing, teaching and volunteering at schools. She was an avid tennis player throughout her life and a former Girl Scout Leader.
Services will be graveside at Oheb Shalom Cemetery, Reisterstown, Maryland, on Tues August 15th at 11:00 AM
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Horizons Hampton Roads or the charity of one’s choice in her loving memory.

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Desi and Helga Ramos
1 month ago

Joan was our special neighbor and friend. We see her spirit still , when we look at her house across the street..We miss waving and talking to her.
We love and miss you, Joan and your cat Rosi!

Susan Burge
6 months ago

Joan volunteered to read for many years with our students at Woodstock before Covid-19 hit. What a wonderful woman with so many amazing stories to tell. May she rest in peace. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family and friends. 🙏

Joan & Ken Johnson
6 months ago

Dear Renee,
Our deepest sympathies and prayers are with you during this difficult time. May you find comfort in the beautiful memories you shared with your mother.
May her memory be a blessing to you and the family.
With love dear friend,
Joan & Ken Johnson

Helga and Desi Ramos
6 months ago

To Renee and Larry, We are so sorry about your Mom’s passing. She was a great friend and neighbor and the light of our neighborhood. We will miss her…!
Desi and Helga Ramos.