Samuel G. “Sam” Strong, 72, of Annville, died on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020 at M.S. Hershey Medical Center.

He was born on Monday, Nov. 17, 1947 to the late Florence Strong in Hollandale, MS. He retired from the U.S. Army. Sam enjoyed bowling and volunteering at Cedar Crest football and basketball games.

Surviving are children Samantha Strong, Andrew Tanberg, Jerome Tanberg; grandchildren Kasper Tanberg, Ivy Tanberg; sisters Barbara Carroll, Matti Williams; nieces Lindsay Bishop, Erikka Bishop. He was preceded in death by wife Janice K. Strong nee Bishop.

A celebration of life will be on Friday, Oct. 2, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. at Memorial Lake, Ft. Indiantown Gap, PA.

Inurnment will be at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, at 2:00 p.m. on Oct. 2, 2020.

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