Ignatius "Frank" Strawniak, Jr.

Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | March 10, 2021

Ignatius "Frank" Strawniak, Jr., age 77, of McKeesport, died March 8, 2021.  Born February 26, 1944, in New Castle, he was the son of the late Ignatius and Frances (Kachmarchic) Strawniak and the beloved husband of Barbara (Zeiders) Strawniak for 56 years.

Frank took pride in his home, making sure the yard was well kept, making improvements to the house over the years, and he was a self-employed professional painting contractor.  He enjoyed bowling, trying his luck at casinos, and was captivated by volcanoes.  He always cherished time spent with his children, grandchildren, and the entire family.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by daughters, Michelle (Glenn) Hoogerwerf of Cle Elum, WA, Lori (Rob) Katich, of North Huntingdon, and Kristine (Ryan) Louth, of Mendon, OH; four grandchildren, Jacob, Joshua, Madison, and Morgan and numerous "grand puppies"; sister, Arlene (Edwin) Mushalko, of White Oak; brothers, Harold Strawniak, of Port Vue, Lawrence (Kathy) Strawniak, of Mt. Lebanon and many nieces and nephews.

Arrangements were entrusted to Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory.  A private memorial will be held at a later date.

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Contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society at, or perform a random act of kindness in Frank's Honor.

Chris Odasso, Supervisor

Originally published March 10, 2021.

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