STRINE, WALTER MARTIN, on September 21, 2009, of Media, PA died at age 100. A widower of the late Elizabeth “Betty” Strine (nee Sterling), he is survived by 2 sons: Walter M. Jr., Esq. (Alice W., Esq.) and William B., P.E. (Judith A.); 6 grandchildren: Todd M. Strine, Esq. (Suzette), Dr. Grant M. Strine (Dr. Amanda Caldwell), and Blake A. Strine (Dr. Ines Casado), Dr. Lauren Elizabeth Holt (Dr. David), William B. Strine, Jr., and Jennifer M. Strine (Terri); and 11 great grandchildren. A respected teacher of the trowel trades in his early career, Mr. Strine became a licensed real estate broker, founding in 1945, Media Real Estate Company in Media. After successfully developing and investing in the real estate industry, Mr. Strine committed his time and financial support to charitable organizations, including especially, Williamson Free School of Mechanical Trades, Media Presbyterian Church, Media Theatre for the Performing Arts, and Media Youth Center. Relatives and friends are invited to call Monday, September 28, 6 to 8 P.M. at J. NELSON RIGBY FUNERAL HOME, One W. Baltimore Ave., Media. or Tuesday, September 29, 9 to 10 A.M., Hasler Chapel, Media Presbyterian Church, 30 E. Baltimore Ave., Media. A service of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, September 29, at 10 A.M. Media Presbyterian Church. Interment Old Middletown Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Middletown Twnsp., Delaware Co. In lieu of flowers, contributions are invited to The Williamson School, Summer Rook Program.
Published on Philly.com on Sept. 24, 2009