March 23, 2023
Albert StrainAlbert (Ike) Strain, age 77, of Erie, passed away on Thursday, March 23, 2023 at the VA Medical Center.

He was born in Franklin PA, on January 5, 1946, a son of the late Gordon and Bessie Moon Strain.

Ike was a graduate of Oil City High School and was employed at Zurn Energy as a machinist.

He loved to travel, especially on his Harley Davidson, having ridden over 100,000 miles across the county. He also enjoyed hunting and golfing.

In addition to his parents, Ike was predeceased by his brothers, Gordon, Jack, Lee, and Bill Strain, his sister Eva Strawbridge, his step-daughter Kerri Matelski, nephew Scott Strain and great nephews Jacob Strain, Milton Strain, and Steve Strawbridge.

He is survived by his wife Mariann McIntyre Strain and his children Michael Strain (Wendy), Trish Rote (fiancé Daniel Corsale), and Christine Haas. He is further survived by his sister-in-law Kathleen Reilly, 6 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at Burton Quinn Scott Cremation and Funeral Services, West Ridge 3801 West 26th St. on Friday, March 31, 2023 from 2:00 pm until the time of service at 6:00 pm. The service will be livestreamed and can be viewed at

In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Parkinson Partners of NWPA, P.O. Box 10547, Erie, PA 16514.P.O Box 10547, Erie, PA 16514
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