Susan Ellen Strazza
3/13/1956 - 11/1/2018
Ellen Strazza of Cedar Creek, Texas peacefully passed away in Waco on
Thursday November 1, 2018 at the age of 62.
was closely surrounded and carried by family and friends who provided
around-the-clock care during her long and courageous battle with
was born in Greenwich Connecticut on March 13, 1956.
and her husband, Thomas Strazza raised their seven children together.
A devoted wife, mother and member of Heritage Ministries for 39 years
she always brought the family together, selflessly taking care of
others, and bringing joy and hope to everyone her life touched. Her
home always being a refuge of love, joy and hospitality to all she
hosted. In addition to caring for her family, she worked alongside
her husband in the family business Community Trucking, LLC.
is preceded in death by her brother John Watson of Boca Raton,
is survived by her husband, Thomas Strazza of Cedar Creek; and their
seven children, Frank and his wife, Amy, Thomas and his wife, Luana,
Michelle and her husband, Roland, Joseph and his wife, Dena, Kristen,
Rebekah, and Nathanael. Also survived by her father, Douglas Watson
and his wife, Claire; her mother, Theresa Sansonetti; brother, Doug
Watson; sister, Maria Payton and her husband, Frazier Payton; sister,
Melissa Watson all of Florida; and sister-in-law, Joan DiSanto and
her husband, Anthony DiSanto of New York.;10 grandchildren: Katilee,
Mark, Jonathan, Joshua, Silas, Micah, Lucas, Zackary, Grace and
Guilia; and nieces and nephews Christina, Cory, Ryan, Kyle, Mark,
Nicole, and Kenny Jr.
funeral services will be held at the church of Heritage Ministries at
2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 located at 496 Halbert LN
Waco, TX 76705.
and donations can also be sent to the address above.