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Amy G. Straub

Amy G. Straub, 97 of Gettysburg, died Saturday, February 11, at the York Hospital.

Born in Emmitsburg on August 10, 1919, she was the daughter of the late Harry Robert & Mary Louise (Beam) Gillelan. Mrs. Straub was predeceased by her husband, Edward Straub, Jr. who passed away in 2005.

Mrs. Straub owned and operated a beauty salon in Gettysburg for many years. She was a member of St. James Lutheran Church in Gettysburg and served as a Stephens Minister. She enjoyed volunteering at SpiriTrust Lutheran in Gettysburg for many years.

Mrs. Straub is survived by her two sons; Robert E. Straub and wife Gretchen of Apex, NC and Bruce E. Straub and wife Karen of Dillsburg, PA, seven grandchildren, her brother, Robert Gillelan and wife Delores of Gettysburg and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her two sisters; Margaret G. Wood-Hays and Marianna Kormanski.

A Memorial Service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, February 18 at St. James Lutheran Church, 109 York Street, Gettysburg with her Pastor, Rev. Michael Allwein, officiating. A private burial will take place in the Emmitsburg Memorial Cemetery, Emmitsburg. The family will receive friends at a reception following the Memorial Service on Saturday. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to St. James Lutheran Church, 109 York St., Gettysburg, PA 17325. The Monahan Funeral Home in Gettysburg is assisting the family with the arrangements, online condolences can be made at monahanfuneralhome.com.

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