Obituary of Charlotte Denise Stroud
Charlotte Denise Stroud, 57, died Thursday at Lankenau Hospital
She was born on February 7, 1960 to Ethel Stroud (nee Walker) and Robert Stroud in Philadelphia, PA. A 1978 graduate of University City High School in West Philadelphia, Ms. Stroud served as Private First Class in the U.S. Army from 1979-1982 and was honorably discharged in 1985. She began working for the School District of Philadelphia in 1995 and was a proud member of UNITE HERE Local 634 Union. She worked at William C. Bryant Promise Academy in West Philadelphia. She grew up attending Resurrection Baptist Church.
Ms. Stroud was preceded in death by her parents and five siblings Robert Stroud, Raymond Stroud, Juliana Stroud, Jesse Stroud, and Betty Stroud. A faithful servant, concerned caretaker, loyal friend, and dedicated co-worker, Charlotte loved her family. Left to mourn her loss are her beloved children, La'Tasha Denise Mayes and Michael A. Graham, Jr., his girlfriend Shantel, grandchildren Anthony Graham and Andrew Graham, sister Helen Boyd and brother-in-law Randolph Boyd, brothers Charles Stroud, Johnnie Stroud, and Kevin Stroud, a host of nieces, nephews, extended family, and numerous friends.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, February 1, 10:30am at Metropolitan Baptist Church, 3500 Baring Street, Philadelphia. As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions can be made to to her daughter, La'Tasha D. Mayes or her son, Michael A. Graham, Jr. and sent to 1509 N. 62nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19151.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Charlotte Stroud, please visit Tribute Store