Just in case you don't already have his obituary....Lynn
R. E. Strait
Ill At Work
Ralph E. Strait, 52, of Berlin,
an employe of Roskin Bros.,
Menands, died suddenly yesterday after being stricken at
work. Mr. Strait was pronounced
dead on arrival at Albany Memorial Hospital at 8:38 a.m.
Albany County Coroner John
Marra gave a decision of
death due to natural causes due
to a heart attack. An autopsy
Mr. Strait was a lifelong resi-
dent of Berlin and had been em-
ployed in Menands for four
years. Previously he had been
employed by the GE at Pittsield, Mass.
He operated his own television
repair shop in Berlin as a parttime occupation. He was employed at Roskin Bros, as an
Survivors include his wife,
the former Ruth Copping, and
two sons, William R. Strait of
Summersville, Mass., and Jerold
A. Strait of Albany.
Funeral services will be at 2
p.m. Sunday from the Thomas
M. Barber Funeral Home,
Petersburg, with Rev. Paul Maxson, pastor of Seventh Day
Baptist Church, Berlin, officiating. Interment will be in Center Berlin Cemetery.