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Josephine G. Strome

September 2, 2018

Josephine G. Strome, age 94, of Gambier, passed away September 2, 2018. She was born November 4, 1923 in Mount Vernon to James M. and Mary (Grossman) McMahon.

Josephine was a long time employee of Continental Can from which she retired. She is a former member of the Mount Vernon Country Club, Old Homestead Sunset Club, Gamma Psi Chapter of E.S.A. Sorority. Josephine was the 1955 Sesquicentennial Queen of Mount Vernon. She was an avid OSU Football and Basketball fan.

She is survived by one daughter Joan M. (Dan) Omlor of Newark; two sons James R. Jacobs of Missouri and Jack E. (Terry) Jacobs of Mount Vernon; one step son David Strome of Georgia; two step daughters Barbara Strome of Georgia and Margaret (Martin) Davisson of Georgia; seven grandchildren, and four great grandchildren.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Thomas Strome in 2013, one son Richard and by two brothers Gordon and Paul McMahan.

In keeping with Josephine’s wishes there will be no services at this time. A Private Burial will take place later in Oak Grove Cemetery, Gambier.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County or the charity of your choice.

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