Charles J. Strain

May 23, 1957 ~ June 13, 2020 (age 63)


Charles J. Strain, 63, of Harmar Twp. Passed away peacefully at home on Saturday June 13, 2020 with his family at his side.  He was born May 23, 1957 to his parents, the late William and Frances Iriti Strain and has been a lifelong resident of the community.  Mr. Strain worked for Renton Coal Mine before it’s closure and most recently at Shadyside Honda where he eventually retired.  Charles was a former member of Our Lady of Victory Church in Harwick.  He enjoyed coaching and volunteering his time with Lower Valley Little League, AVYF Football, Connolly’s basketball and Harmar soccer Club.  Charles played for the great Springdale American Legion Baseball teams of the 70”s  and was inducted into Fox Chapel Sports Hall of Fame for Baseball and Football where he graduated. He was a season ticket holder for The Pittsburgh Steelers and loved all Pittsburgh sports and especially his American Flyer Trains  He will be sadly missed by all who knew him. 

Surviving him are:

Loving wife of 35 years Linda (Frederick) Strain

Son Bryan Strain of Harmar

Sister’s Karen Strain; Lori (Joe) Mazzei and Susan (Mohammad)  Kashani, all of CA.

As well as numerous nieces and nephews and cousins.

Besides his parents, Charles was also preceded in death by two brother’s William Jr. and Michael Strain

His visitation, services and burial will be private for his family.  Arrangements supervised by THE CHARLES B. JARVIE SPRINGDALE FUNERAL HOME INC. 801 Pgh. St.  Please sign his guestbook at




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