Olivia Jean “Jeanie” Strait, 68, North East, died Saturday evening, March 6, 2010, at St. Vincent Health Center following a lengthy illness. She was born in Erie, April 22, 1941, daughter of the late Alphonse and Mary Williams Dombrowski.
She lived in the Erie area all of her life. She had been an assistant manager and manager of three Atlantic gas stations. Olivia was a 1959 graduate of Port Allegany High School in Port Allegany, Pa., and a faithful Jehovah’s Witness of Union City congregation. She was a field commissioner of the Boy’s Baseball, Inc. of Erie and her favorite hobby was working with ceramics.
Survivors include her husband of 52 years, Adelbert Lee Strait; a daughter, Sabrina Midlik, and her husband, Daniel, of Pleasantville, Pa.; three sons, Michael Strait and his wife, Marie, of Fairview, Norman Strait and his friend, Tammy, of Erie, and Philip Strait and his wife, Kerry, of Union City; and a sister, Amber Davis, and her husband, Jeff, of Charleston, W. Va. She is also survived by six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews and aunts and uncles. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Merle Murphy.
Arrangements were handled by the Russell C. Schmidt and Son Funeral Home Inc., 5000 Wattsburg Rd., Erie, 16504.