Grace Bretz Strong, age 83, passed away Monday afternoon January 14, 2013 at UPMC Hamot. She resided in Lawrence Park Township. She was born in Erie September 6, 1929 daughter of the late John and Henrietta Wittenburg Bretz. She is survived by her daughter Pauline Bird, four grandchildren: Lauren, Joe, Grace and Sammi and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son Terry Cassady and her husband, Ed Strong. Grace retired from the Middle Department Inspection Agency. She was a member of St. Peter Lutheran Church of North East where she was active in the choir. She loved to sing. Funeral services are private as to Grace's request. The G. R. Bailey Funeral Home, 4396 Iroquois Avenue, Lawrence Park is handling arrangements. Memorials may be made to the Lawrence Park Fire Department, 4102 Main Street, Erie, PA 16511.
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Bailey Funeral Home
4396 Iroquois Ave
Erie, PA 16511
Published in the Erie Times-News from Jan. 16 to Jan. 17, 2013