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A beloved husband, father, son, brother and friend, Jeffrey Alan Strange, 48, peacefully left his life on Earth Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, after courageously battling brain cancer for the past 4.5 years.
Jeff was born March 8, 1969, at Grove City Hospital. 
He graduated from Slippery Rock Area High School in 1987, and served in the Army Reserves until 1992. 
He devoted his life to his family and his work at Piedmont Crane and Strange Contracting.
He was the beloved husband of Juanita L. Strange (McMurdy) whom he married Sept. 26, 1998; proud and loving father of Tanner Chase Strange (17) and Brent Allen Strange (15); devoted son of James L. Strange and Barbara Sue Strange; cherished brother and friend of James Steven Strange and Amy Suzette Upton; respected son-in-law of Patrick and Vanessa Carr; adored brother-in-law to Ron, Kay, Stephanie, Heather and Nick;and treasured uncle to Tyler, Jordan, Madison, Jacob, Paige and Presley.
He enjoyed spending time with family, golf, shooting pool, playing poker and fireworks. He also followed NASCAR and Pittsburgh sports teams.
He had held position of treasurer for Boy Scout Troop 81, which his sons are members. Also, he had attended Center Presbyterian Church, Grove City.
Jeff's family and friends will remember him for the hardworking, outgoing, generous, fearless, talkative, humorous, high-spirited and independent person that we all loved so much. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
The family respectfully suggests donations be made to: American Brain Tumor Association; 8550 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Suite 550, Chicago, IL 60631.

Jeffrey Alan, 48, of Grove City.
Calling hours: 1 p.m. until time of service Saturday (1-27-18) in SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 421 New Castle St., Slippery Rock.
Service: Memorial service at 4 p.m. Saturday (1-27-18) in the funeral home. Pastor Bill Woodman from Center Presbyterian Church in Grove City will officiate. 
Published on January 18, 2018
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