Joan Stratton is pictured with husband Rep. Samuel Stratton in a 1982 photo.
Joan Stratton, right, wife of Rep. Samuel Stratton, places flowers on her late husband's coffin during burial services at Arlington National Cemetery on Sept. 18, 1990. Stratton's children, from left, Deborah, Lisa and Brian, also place flowers.
Joan Stratton, wife of Rep. Samuel Stratton, walks with son Brian on Oct. 28, 1990 after a local service to honor the late congressman.
Joan Stratton is pictured at a 1991 ceremony at the Albany Veterans Administration Hospital, now the Stratton VA Medical Center.