Warner John Strube, 86, of Willow Valley Communities passed into glory on Saturday, August 8, 2020. He was the loving husband of Joanna Davies (Matz) Strube.
Born in Patterson, NJ, he was the son of the late John H. and Marjorie (Widen) Strube.
After getting a B.S. in General Science from Shelton College or university, NJ, Warner attained a Master’s Diploma in Chemistry at Montclair Condition College, NJ. He was granted a Nationwide Science Basis Grant from the Stevens Institute of Technologies for a few summers. Warner invested his 35-12 months job as an educator, initial at New Milford Significant University, NJ and then at Ridgewood Significant University, Ridgewood, NJ. He taught university prep chemistry, grades 9-12. He also taught normal chemistry to non-educational students working with a application he served build and cherished termed Motion Chemistry. He served on lots of committees during those many years and was nominated for the 1989 Presidential Award for Excellence in Science and Arithmetic Educating.
For 5 summers, Warner was Head Lifeguard at Requa Lake, NJ. Later on, he expended 25 summers as administrator at Camp of the Woods (Gospel Volunteers) in Speculator, NY, a Christian family members resort. But he had been heading there as a camper and then counselor because age two! His other actions incorporated Sunday college trainer for the main office at Grace Church, Ridgewood, NJ, and Administrative Assistant for the Ridgewood Local community College.
Right after retirement and eventual go to Willow Valley Communities in Lancaster, PA, Warner and Joanna took quite a few pleased outings to pay a visit to loved ones. They also manufactured quite a few limited-expression mission journeys: training with CoMission in Ukraine road evangelism and mimes with Saints Geared up to Evangelize in Italy and port distribution with Campus Campaign for Christ (CRU)–three summers in Marseille, France and a person summer season in London, England.
The moment at Willow Valley, Warner transferred his adore for little ones to the Middle for Neighborhood Peacemaking (previously LAVORP-Lancaster Target Offender Reconciliation Application), a software to assist younger people. He also became portion of the Pennsylvania Business office of Target Advocate (OVA) for adults. Both equally organizations mediated a meeting involving the victim and the offender to allow for victim restoration and offender accountability-reconciliation. Their motto is “Do justice, adore mercy” for therapeutic and safer communities. The outcomes were stunning and lengthy-long lasting.
Warner cherished all sports and thrived on competition though always with a smile and his excellent sense of humor. He had been a tennis participant and skier. He loved to hike, bike and wander. He was section of the bowling staff at Willow Valley and enjoyed enjoying golf. He found fantastic satisfaction in classical tunes, in studying and in travel. He sang in the Willow Valley Chorale and beloved his many years in the choir at Westminster. Each Warner and Joanna located a property at Westminster Presbyterian Church in which they could worship, provide the Lord, and appreciate excellent fellowship.
Warner dearly loved his relatives. In addition to his wife, Joanna, he is survived by a son, Timothy Strube, a daughter, Karin Nathan (Todd) stepdaughters, Sarah Murray (James) and Meredith Monahan (Jim) grandsons, Matt Strube (Briana), Josh Strube (Shelbi), Andrew Strube and Mike Nathan (Alyse) granddaughters, Madison and Michelle Nathan wonderful-grandchildren, Hadley, Souleah, Ava, Adeline, and Noah and stage-grandchildren, Patrick, James, Owen, Clare, Liam and Finn. Also surviving is his twin sister, Beverly Monroe (Allen).
Funeral solutions will be held on Monday, August 17 at 1:00pm at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2151 Oregon Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601. A visitation will be held immediately after the service. Interment will follow in the church cemetery-for loved ones only. Thanks to Covid-19, masks are needed and the spouse and children asks that you you should regard all social distancing tips. The funeral can be accessed by means of livestream at https://youtu.be/D1hRaorxT5E.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be built to Westminster Presbyterian Church or Gospel Volunteers (COTW), Speculator, NY. To depart an on the internet condolence for the spouse and children, please visit: www.DeBordSnyder.com. (717) 394-4097