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John G Strich

1938 - 2021

North Newport


North Newport, NH: John G. Strich, 82, passed away peacefully and surrounded by family at his home in North Newport on April 6, 2021.  He was born on May 14, 1938 in Bridgeport, CT to John and Margaret (Bobko) Strich. 

John grew up in Stratford, CT and graduated from Stratford High School with the class of 1956.  He served in the United States Army Reserves in CT and the Air National Guard in Kansas.  He attended Bridgeport Engineering Institute (now Fairfield University).  John worked for many years in the field of aviation engineering and technology, travelling extensively.  He later became an expert in infrared engineering technology. 

John moved to New Hampshire where he became active in many organizations, including the VFW, American Legion, Moose Lodge, and Forester's Club.  He liked dancing and loved sailing and being on the water.

Surviving family members include his mother, Margaret Strich of Stratford, CT, daughter, Deborah (Strich) August and her husband, Mark of Bow, NH,  and their daughter and granddaughter, Sarah and Aspen August, stepdaughter, Kerry Sally and her husband, Doug of Webster, NH, and their children, Mark and Kristi Fadden, brother, Richard Strich and his family.

A celebration of his life will be held at a later date. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Newport, NH Forester's Club, 38 Maple Street, Newport, NH 03773.

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Kelly and Dennis

April 28, 2021 8:54 AM

RIP John it was a pleasure to have known and been friends with you!  
Dennis and Kelly

Becki Deschamps

April 16, 2021 10:59 AM

Howard Avery

April 14, 2021 7:17 PM

Very sad news. My condolences to his family. John was a great guy and I am blessed to have known him. An honest hard working Patriotic American. God Bless his soul. Rest in Peace Sir.

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