ITHACA - Henrietta Stramba, age 88 of Ithaca, died Thursday evening at Cayuga Medical Center. Mrs. Stramba was born in Candor and was the wife of the late Wassil Stramba. Prior to her retirement, she was a cafeteria worker with the Ithaca School District. While working at Kresge Department Store many years ago, she earned the nickname of "Chevy."

Survivors include her two sons, Joseph Michael Stramba and James Harry Stramba; a daughter, Catherine Elizabeth Stramba.


Friends and family may call Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. until time of 11:00 a.m. Funeral Service at the Herson Funeral Home, located at the Family Service Center, 110 S. Geneva Street, Ithaca. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family. If desired, memorials may be directed in her Henrietta's name to Hospicare.