Don Stroncheck, 70, of Bridge City passed away Wednesday, Feb. 3, at his home. Visitation will be from 5:00-8:00 p.m., Friday at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City. Deacon Keith Fontenot will recite the rosary at 7:00 p.m.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 am, Saturday, Feb. 6, at St. Henry Catholic Church in Bridge City with Father Steve Leger officiating. Burial will take place at Pine Rest Memorial Park in Foley, AL. (Orange Beach, AL).

Born in Ralph, Pa., May 6, 1945, he was the son of John Nelson Ludwig and Helen Lorraine (Stroncheck) Ludwig. He served in the United States Air Force and was a member of St. Henry Catholic Church. Don was the Vice President of Auditor Relations for ProMiles Software Development Corporation in Bridge City.  The most memorable part of his career was traveling around the country meeting different people and the lasting friendships that he made.

He was preceded in death by his parents; grandmother, Agnes “Baba” Stroncheck and his grandfather, John Stroncheck.

He is survived by his children, Jody Michelle Pilcher and husband, Tim and Donald Daniel Stroncheck and wife, Christie, all of Bridge City, Paul Anthony Stroncheck  and wife, Lydia, of New Castle, CO, Frank Vincent Stroncheck and wife, Christie, of Walker, LA, and Brandy Jo Ashworth and fiancé, Brian Lucas, of Orange; 18 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and siblings, Danny Leone and wife, Sue, Charlie Ludwig, Lois Weibl and husband, Randy and Lisa Hunter and husband, Rob.

Serving as pallbearers will be Danny Stroncheck, Tony Stroncheck, Frank Stroncheck, Tim Pilcher, Brian Lucas and Troyce Peron.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Southeast Texas Hospice, 912 W Cherry Ave., Orange, TX 77630.

Don’s family would like to thank Lana Griffith and especially, South East Texas Hospice for all of the care and support that they received.