April 17, 1924 ~ July 29, 2021

Born in: Rochester, NY
Resided in: Rochester, NY

Gordon John Stritzel

Greece:  Thursday, July 29, 2021 at age 97 went home to be with his parents, John and Tillie Stritzel; wife of 64 years, Millie Stritzel; brother, John “Junior” (Dolores) Stritzel.  He is survived by his children, Ronald (Rosemary) Stritzel; Kenneth (Lynn) Stritzel and Nancy (Mike Draper) Duryee; grandchildren, Stacey (Tim) Delahunt, Tyler and Brenton Duryee; great grandchildren, Erin and Charles Delahunt.
Gordon’s interment will be held privately in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Elderwood Village at Greece 1404 Long Pond Road Rochester, NY 14626 in his memory.  For more information and to sign his online guestbook, visit www.meesonfamily.com

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  1. Our sincere condolences to Gordon’s family. Gordy has finally joined the love of his life, Millie. He was a wonderful friend and will be deeply missed.

    • Thank you for the kind words and for thinking of us. He is where he wanted to be. Dancing the Polka with Millie

    • Thank you for the kind words Rick and for thinking of us. And, yes, there will be Christmas lights in heaven this year

  2. We are very sorry to hear of the passing of Gordy – he was always a gentleman and a lot of fun at family picnics in Auburn when we were young. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. John and Peg Doyle Beck

  3. My condolences to the entire family for your loss of one of greatest individuals I had the privilege of knowing. He was such a positive influence in my life as well as his entire family. I will never forget you and miss the great times we had together. I love you Gordy and glad to know you are now together in heaven with Millie.

    • Thank you for the kind words and for thinking of us. I know you have good memories of him. I’m sure he is dancing the Polka with my mom and they’ve probably had a few disagreements already

  4. We’re very sadden to hear of Gordy’s passing. He was always a gentleman and a lot of fun at family parties in Auburn. Keeping all of you in my prayers. John and Peg Doyle Beck

  5. Ken, Ron, Nancy, I am very sorry to hear about your Dad, he was a great guy, I still remember your Dad chasing Skip all over the town of greece… the man had the patience of a saint, God bless him, and may he rest in peace..

    Sam Lems

  6. Ken, so sorry to hear about your father. Our thoughts are with you and your family.

    Gary and Kathy Unterborn

  7. Ron, Rosemary and family,
    Thinking of you all during this sad time. Sending our thoughts and prayers. Love, Susan and Bob

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