Stranford-Wasser, Kelly Lane
She was born in Oil City, PA on April 25, 1960. She graduated from Cranberry High School, Venango County, in 1978, earned a BS in Special Education from Ashland University in 1982, and earned a Master of Arts in Theological Studies from the United Theological Seminary, Dayton, OH, in 1985.
She worked as a special education teacher in several different communities until she was disabled in a car accident in 1999.
She enjoyed arts and crafts, especially scrapbooking.
In 1982, she married Rev. Wasser. She is also survived by: her father, Robert Stranford of Maricopa, AZ; her mother, Nancy (Dick) Stranford-Turcotte of Corry, PA; her children, whom they adopted from Korea, Andrew Wasser and Shannon Wasser, both at home; three brothers, Walter Turcotte, Jr. of Maryland, Shane Turcotte and his wife, Patti, of Orange Park, FL, and Samuel Stranford of Phoenix, AZ; two sisters, Robin Wilson and her husband, Bill, of Spartansburg, PA, and Jessica Turcotte of Corry, PA.
She was preceded in death by her step father, Walter J. Turcotte; a beloved uncle, Dennis Dick; and a niece, Brook Stranford.
A Memorial Service is scheduled for Saturday, April 20, at 4 pm at First UM Church, 73 Clinton Street, Greenville, PA 16125. Calling hours will be from 1-4 pm at the church.