US Marine Corps

George J. Stroka

August 22, 1934 ~ January 9, 2021 (age 86)

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 For those unable to attend the Mass in person- CLICK HERE the morning of the funeral to watch a live-stream broadcast of George's Funeral Mass.


George J. Stroka, 86, died January 9, 2021 at his home, surrounded by his family. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Donna Stroka, their children; David (Maureen) Stroka, Daniel (Becky) Stroka, Norene (Thomas) Tasber, John (Hallie) Stroka and Linda (Christopher) Riemer, grandchildren; Kaylee (Ke), Molly and Danika Tasber, Ebony, Noah, Henry, Brynn and Andrew Stroka, Zachary, Abby, Kelsey and Tyler Riemer and his sister Rita Russin. He was predeceased by his father Andrew Stroka and his mother Mary Stroka Dawes. George served in the U.S. Marines from 1953-56. He worked at Vail Ballou Press, Parlor City Printing and retired from the Broome County Printing Dept. He loved polka music and with his wife was a long time member of the Polka Paraders. He loved entertaining his grandchildren with tall tales of his life.


A Funeral Mass will be held 10:00 am Saturday at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 1049 Chenango St. Binghamton. You are invited to watch a live-stream of the Mass at:  Burial with military honors will follow in Vestal Hills Memorial Park.

 

The family extends their appreciation to Lourdes Home Care and all the aides who cared for George during his illness. 

In lieu of flowers please make a donation to Parkinson's Foundation or the Marine Corps Toys for Tots Foundation. 

 

 

 

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Services

Funeral Mass
Saturday
January 16, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Francis of Assisi Church, Chenango St. Binghamton

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