Andrew Straut

Obituary of Andrew L. Straut

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Andrew Straut, 83, of Blairstown, passed away on Sunday, January 31, 2021 in Morristown, NJ. Andy was born on October 27, 1937 in Clifton, NJ to the late Harold and Florence Tiedeman Straut. In 1960 he earned a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Stevens Institute of Technology. On October 7, 1961 he married Joan Wdowiak in Clifton, NJ. They started their family in Hackettstown, NJ and later moved to Blairstown where they have been residing for the past 45 years. Andy was a civil engineer for NJ Dept. of Transportation for 32 years and later was a consultant for Cherry Weber & Associates. He was an active member of St. Jude Church. He enjoyed going to classic car shows and riding his Corvette in local parades, doing crossword puzzles and watching game shows with his beloved cats, Boots and Galoshes. His lucky number 7 had a way of making magical appearances throughout his life. Andy is survived by his loving wife Joan of 59 years, his brother Harold Straut, his three daughters, Jean Mayo and husband Eugene of Leander, TX, Judy Bellina and husband Rob of Neshanic Station, NJ, and Jamie Jasinski and husband Michael of Blairstown, NJ; seven grandchildren, Andrew and wife Nique, Allyson, Lauren, Brandon, Daniel and wife Ashtan, Kristin and Alexandra as well as seven great grandchildren; Maddox, Emma, Annabelle, Roman, Jocelyn, Trenton and Anderson. Andy will be greatly missed by all. In lieu of flowers the family kindly suggests donations be made to Alzheimer's Association at A private mass will be held on Tuesday, February 9 at St. Jude Church, followed by a private committal. Arrangements are under the direction of Newbaker Funeral Home, 200 Route 94, Blairstown, NJ 07825


11:00 am
Tuesday, February 9, 2021
St. Jude Roman Catholic Church
7 Eisenhower Road
Blairstown, New Jersey, United States
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