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Obituary for Sarah M. (Strangman) Mickunas

Sarah M. (Strangman) Mickunas, 84, a longtime Acton, MA resident, died peacefully Sunday, November 7, 2021 in Acton. She was the beloved wife of the late Juozas Mickunas Jr.

Born in Cambridge, she was the daughter of the late George and M. Olive (Murray) Strangman. Mrs. Mickunas was a former art teacher at the McCarthy-Towne Elementary School in Acton when she met her future husband, Juozas, at Iris Court in Acton. They were married 36 years at the time of his passing in 2009.

Mrs. Mickunas had a lifelong passion for art, particularly painting. She attended classes throughout her life at various venues including the deCordova Museum in Concord and the Worcester Art Museum. In later years Mrs. Mickunas organized and taught art classes for residents at the Inn at Robbins Brook in Acton. Although not an outdoorsy person, she had an appreciation for animals and nature.

Funeral services were held Thurs. November 11th at the Acton Funeral Home, with graveside services following in Woodlawn Cemetery, Acton Center. Rev. Eleanor Applewhite Terry of the Church of the Good Shepherd in Acton officiated. To leave a condolence message, please visit Mrs. Mickunas’ memorial page at