Ila K. Strong

Ila K. Strong

MOUNT WOLF – Ila K. (Mead) Strong, 95, of Mount Wolf, died Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at Manor Care North. She was the wife of the late Harold E. Strong who passed away February 12, 1999.

Mrs. Strong was born August 3, 1923 in Johnstown, PA., and was the daughter of the late Kenneth and Ethel (Shaffer) Mead.

She graduated from Johnstown High School in 1941. She was employed by Dale Realty in Red Lion and was the Director of the Red Lion Senior Center. She was a member of the Farm Women Group # 7 in Starview, Junkers Club, and Christ Lutheran Church in Starview.

Mrs. Strong is survived by her daughter, Victoria Strong of Mount Wolf; two grandchildren, Lyndsay and Krystina, and her three great grandchildren, Dylan, Kenzi, and Maitlan. Mrs. Strong was preceded in death by her sisters, Betty Boyle and Lois Carey and her brother, Howard Mead.

Her memorial service will begin at 3:00 PM Friday, August 17, 2018 at the Diehl Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 87 South Main Street, Mount Wolf. Visitation will be from 2:00 to 3:00 PM, Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be private in Mount Zion Cemetery in Springettsbury Township, York. Officiating at the service will be The Reverend Lisa Hair from St. Jacobs Lutheran Church in York New Salem, PA.

Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the York County SPCA, 3159 Susquehanna Trail North, York, PA. 17406 or to the American Lung Association, 3001 Gettysburg, Road, Camp Hill, PA 17011.

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