Originally created 12/19/06

Janet Rae Strychalski (AUGUSTA, Ga.)



AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mrs. Janet R. Strychalski-Holley, 60, of Beech Island died at 3:00 PM on Saturday, December 16, 2006 after an extended illness at Specialty Select Hospital. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, December 20, 2006 at 2:30 PM at Platt's Crawford Avenue Chapel with Dr. Steven M. Drawdy officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park. Mrs. Strychalski-Holley was born on November 30, 1946 in Charleroi, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of the late Samuel Miller and Marie (Mary) Antoinette Miller and the widow of the late Andrew J. Strychalski, and was a member of Second Baptist Church of Beech Island. Survivors include her long term partner, Albert "Buddy" Holley, a son, John A. Strychalski of North Augusta, her two daughters, Melinda L. Stankoksy of Sharpsburg, GA., and Susan M. Hughes of Catawba, N.C., her grandchildren, Michael Thomas Widener, Coty Tyler Hughes, Andrea Brooke Stankosky and Summer Rae Strychalski. She's also survived by her brothers and sisters, Charles "Chow" of Belle Vernon, PA., Rose "Lay" of Lockport, NY., Delores "Hun" of Mongahela, PA., John "Duke" of Edison, NJ., Carl of Belle Vernon, PA., Donald "Donnie" of Wickhaven, PA., Daniel "Danny" of Woodbridge, VA., Robert "Bobby" of Jane Lew, WV., Kathleen "Cathy" of Belle Vernon, PA., Dorothy "Dot" of Lorton, VA., and Edward "Mick" of Belle Vernon, PA. She was preceded in death by her grandchild, Christian Eric Strychalski. Pallbearers will be members of the Second Baptist Church of Beech Island. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday evening, December 19, 2006 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Platt's Funeral Home, 721 Crawford Avenue, 706-733-3636. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle-December 19, 2006