On February 21, 2009, JAMES C. STRANEY; beloved husband of Stephanie C. Straney (nee Warfield); devoted father of Dawn Straney Tesar and her husband Raymond; the family dog Duke, and the late James Carroll Straney; dear brother of Paul C. Straney. Also survived by four grandcats, Drano, Tiger, Tiny, and Toby. A Funeral Service will be held at the family owned Leonard J. Ruck, Inc. Funeral Home, 5305 Harford Road (at Echodale), on Thursday, 10 A.M. Friends may call on Tuesday and Wednesday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. Interment Gardens of Faith Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Defenders of Animal Rights, 14412 Old York Rd, Phoenix, MD 21131.
The Baltimore Sun