A mass of Christian burial took place on Nov. 12 at St. Catharine Church in Holmdel for Anthony V. Strangia, 71, of Middletown. He passed away in his sleep on Nov. 7. Known as Butchy to his friends, he was born and raised in Jersey City where he worked for thirty eight years as a teacher and school social worker. He is survived by his wife Gail, his son Anthony, and three of his siblings Services arranged by the Evergreen Memorial Funeral Home, Middletown.