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Furman "Frank" Strang, Jr
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Birth: Sep. 27, 1919
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: Jan. 12, 1998
Oak Ridge
Anderson County
Tennessee, USA

Furman "Frank" Strang Jr., 78, of Oak Ridge, died Monday, Jan. 12, 1998, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.

Mr. Strang, a chemical engineer, retired from Union Carbide Nuclear Division in 1981 as superintendent at the barrier plant at the Oak Ridge Gaseous Diffusion Plant.

He was born in New York, N.Y., on Sept. 27, 1919, the son of Emma Mary Schuppert and Furman Strang Sr. He held a bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering from Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute.

Mr. Strang had been an Oak Ridge resident since 1945. He was a member of the University of Tennessee Arboretum Society, the North American Rock Garden Society, the Retirees Mixed Bowling League, the Wednesday Evening Men's League and Friends of the Garden. He had served as treasurer of the Retirees Association at the Union Carbide plants and was a volunteer with the plant blood drives. He was also considered a master gardener, his family said.

He is survived by his wife, Hazel Kamin Strang; two daughters, Lisa Strang Carroll and her husband, Timothy H., of Knoxville, and Leslie Strang Reese of Great Neck, N.Y.; a granddaughter, Shaina Greyson Reese of Great Neck; a nephew, Robert Craig Oresko of London, England; and two brothers-in-law, Nicholas Oresko of Tenafly, N.J., and Edward Otto Kamin and his wife, Madeline Schwartz Kamin, of Etowah, N.C.

His son, F. Greyson Strang, died on May 16, 1975, and a sister, Jean Strang Oresko, also died earlier.

The body was cremated. No service will be held.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 15, at Weatherford Mortuary.

The family requests any memorials be in the form of donations to the American Lung Association of Tennessee, 109 Northshore Drive, Suite 301, Knoxville, TN 37919; the American Cancer Society, Anderson County Unit, in care of Lee Costanzo, 103 Case Lane, Oak Ridge, TN 37830; the Oak Ridge Humane Society, 1345 Oak Ridge Turnpike, Suite 366, Oak Ridge, TN 37830; or to a charity of the donor's choice.

Published in The Oak Ridger, January 14, 1998 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Hazel Caroline Kamin Strang (1922 - 2007)
 
 Children:
  Leslie Strang Reese (1947 - 2006)*
  F. Greysen Strang (1950 - 1975)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
 
Created by: Ron Manley
Record added: Dec 20, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45636264
 


- Ron Manley
 Added: Dec. 20, 2009
 
 
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