Margaret Hanna Strick age 104, of Erie, died at her home at Springhill Retirement Center, on Saturday, May 19, 2012 . The daughter of the late Walter W. and Nelle Craig Hanna, she was born in Urbana, Ohio on October 3, 1907. She graduated from Miami University of Ohio in 1929 and subsequently taught school in Ohio and at Erie's West Lake Junior High School. She married Lawrence John Strick in 1942 and was preceded in death by him in 2003. Margaret was a long-time member of First Presbyterian Church of the Covenant and The American Association of University Women. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Edward Hanna and her sister, Kathryn Albin. She is survived by her daughter, Katharine (Kassie) and a son-in-law, Lawrence W. Foss of Chatham, Massachusetts. Survivors also include three granddaughters and their husbands, Kolby and Eric Brown of Acton, Massachusetts, Dale and Michael O'Reilly of Marshfield, Massachusetts and Nelly and Henley Shotwell of Naples, Florida; seven great-grandchildren; a niece; and two nephews. A memorial service will be held in the McBrier Chapel of the First Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, 250 West 6th Street, Erie, Pa. on Thursday at 10:00 a.m. with The Reverend Stephen Morse officiating. A private interment will follow at Laurel Hill Cemetery. No calling hours will be observed. The family will gather to celebrate "Honey" on Cape Cod this summer. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, 1645 West 8th Street, Erie, PA 16505. Arrangements are under the care of Burton Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., 602 West Tenth Street, Erie, PA 16502. Send condolences at www.Burtonfuneralhome.com.
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Published in the Erie Times-News on May 22, 2012