John Christopher Stratis
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John Christopher Stratis
  • April 28, 1958 - April 14, 2017
  • Lithia, Florida

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John C. Stratis, of Lithia, Florida, passed away on April 14, 2017. Loving husband of 28 years to Jeannie (Bennett), devoted and proud father to John (Jack), Juliette and Joseph. Beloved son of Bertie, Hingham, MA, and the late S. John. Brother James and wife Jackie of Chania, Crete, sister Kathryn and husband Hugh of Marshfield Hills, MA. Nephews Alex, Michael, Dylan and niece Rachel. Born in Greenwich, CT, he was raised in Canton, MA and remained a lifelong fan of the Patriots and Red Sox. John graduated from the US Military Academy in 1980 and went on to serve 28 years in the US Army. After retirement, he remained in service to the nation by becoming a Department of Defense Contractor with Jacobs. Visiting hours at Blount and Curry Funeral Home, 605 S. MacDill Avenue, Tampa, are from 4-6 pm and a memorial service following at 6 pm on April 25. Burial will take place at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Florida at 10:30 am on April 26. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Special Operations Survivors, Inc.