Bath - Barbara Strait, Age 83 of Bath, suddenly passed away at home on June 1, 2021. She was born on September 19, 1937 to Jesse David Robinson and Alida Ann Hall Robinson in Bradford, PA.
She is survived by her children: John (Lisa) Strait, Betsy (Ron) Becker, Cheryl Wright, Gary Strait, Marcy Bell (Mike Joles), Valerie (Bob) Howe, Chris (Bruce) Fox. She was the best mom we could have ever asked for!! Her grandchildren: Robert and Aaron Strait, Brooke and Amanda Becker, Collin (Erika) Wright, Camden (Kassie) Wright, Corinne Wright (Hannah), Ryan and Kylie Bell, Michael (Laura) Larrabee, Julie (Jim) Mazzaraco, Jeremy Blankenship and Krystal (Derek) Blankenship. Her precious great-grandsons: Carter, Cameron and Hudson. Her sister-in-law and brother-in-law: Bonnie (Albert) Mori and Larry (Linda) Strait. She has many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Gary R. Strait, her Special Companion Walt Chissom and many other loved ones.
Mom was many things. She was our mother, a grandmother, a great-grandma, a sister, a sister-in-law, an aunt, a cousin, and a friend to so many. She was our rock! She loved her family beyond words and always looked forward to going to as many family functions as her health allowed. She loved her home being decorated for every holiday with all her Buyers' Choice pieces and Fenton Ware. She loved her annual trips to Lewisburg, PA where she would come home with even more decorations. She always looked forward to game night once a month. Even though life threw her many curve balls, she always handled them with grace. Our hearts are broken, but in time, it will get a little easier.
She retired from Phillips Lighting in September of 2007.
Services will be held at the Bond-Davis Funeral Home in Bath, NY on Monday, June 7th from 11am-1pm with services and burial following. She will be laid to rest at the Glenview Cemetery in Pulteney.
Those wishing to make a memorial contribution in Barb's name may do so to the Bath Ambulance Corporation, who always took great care of her. Their address is: 110 Steuben Street, Bath, NY.
Posted online on June 06, 2021