Mark T. Stratton, Jacksonville, NC, formerly of St. Benedict, PA and Fredericksburg, VA, went to be with the Lord Feb. 5, 2019 as a result of aoritic dissection. Born Feb. 28, 1949 in Spangler, son of James and Eleanore (Saylor) Stratton, Sr. Preceded in death by parents. Survived by wife, Beth, stepsons Thomas (Lynn), David (Rachel), and grandson Jacob Blockovich, brother James Stratton, Jr. (Janis) Ebensburg Pa,and sister Ruth Ferrence (Edward) Keymar MD. Mark is also survived by Missy and Teddy, their faithful furry companions, who will miss him dearly. Mark was a Vietnam veteran, a graduate of George Mason University, and a retiree of the US Dept of Agriculture.