Christine A. Strout
Christine A. Strout, 72, of Milton, passed away on Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, at her home.
She was born Oct. 6, 1947, in Johnstown, a daughter of Evelyn F. (Glass) Smith of Milton and the late Francis J. Smith. She was married to Gregory Strout for14 years until his death in 2007.

Christine was a 1965 graduate of Johnstown High School and a 1982 graduate of the Danville Nursing School.
She retired from the Pennsylvania State Health System working as an LPN at both Selinsgrove Center and Harrisburg State Hospital.
She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Milton.
Christine enjoyed spending time with her family.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by three children, Jeffrey Diggan and his wife Mindy of Milton, Eric Diggan and his wife Amy of Sinking Spring, and Michele Rishel of Coal Township; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and one sister, Linda Koziol of Milton.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Milton, with the Rev. John D. Hoke officiating. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Christine's favorite charity, St. Jude Children's Hospital at

The family is being assisted by the Shaw Funeral Home, 400 N. Front St., Milton.
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Published on October 20, 2019


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Shannon Baumer (Sherman)
Oct 23, 2019
I’m so sorry to have heard of your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to the entire family. A Daughter, Mother, Sister, Aunt, Grandmother, Great Grandmother and a friend. She will be missed by all. “God Bless”
Sue Hepner
Oct 21, 2019
Eric, Amy and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Johanna Barrell
Oct 21, 2019
Sorry for your loss. My prayers are with Eric, you and your family.