Haverhill — John Thomas Strangman Sr., 56, of Haverhill, MA passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 16, 2013 surrounded by his loving family after a courageous battle with prostate cancer.
Born May 28, 1956, John was the son of Charlene (Miner) Strangman and the late Richard J. Strangman Sr. He was a devoted, loving husband and soul -mate to his wife of 28 years, Kathleen A. (Pallaria) Strangman; a loving father to his son, John T. Strangman Jr. and daughter, Bailey A. Strangman.
John also leaves an extremely close and loving extended family: brother Richard J. Strangman Jr. and his wife Gerri (Pariseau); sisters Kathleen M. McAninch and husband Kevin, Maureen A. Bergeron and companion Michael P. Bates.
He was a cherished uncle to several nieces and nephews on both sides of the family.
ARRANGEMENTS: His Funeral Mass was held on Monday, Jan. 21st at Sacred Hearts Church, 165 South Main St. Bradford. Interment was in the Elmwood Cemetery, Bradford. Calling hours at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home, 106 Summer St. Haverhill were held on Sunday, Jan. 20th. Please consider donations in his memory to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 450 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, by calling the Development Office at 617-632-3019 or online at www.danafarber.org To view his complete obituary or to send a condolence to his family, please visit