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Harold Strauss

April 7, 1924 — January 4, 2023


Harold Strauss


Harold Strauss, 98, formerly of the Detroit Area of Michigan and most recently of Horsham, PA, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 4, 2023 in his residence at the Horsham Center for Jewish Life. 

Born on April 7, 1924 in Indianapolis, IN, he was a son of the late Morris & Frances (Posnosky) Strauss. 

Harold graduated Short Hill High School in Indianapolis before enlisting in the U.S. Army during World War II. Following his service, he briefly attended Arizona State University before receiving his Associate's Degree from Henry Ford Community College in Detroit, MI. 

He was employed by the Ford Motor Company as an engineer for many years, with a starting salary of $4.00 per hour that grew into a rewarding career until his retirement after 35 years 

Harold was a caring man and father who was very giving toward others. His family and children were most important to him. 

Surviving are his sons, Stewart Strauss (Nancy) and Gerald Strauss (Ruth); his daughter, Rhonda Strauss; grandchildren, Jamie Stodola (Dave), Jason Strauss (Brie), Katie Lynn (Paul Liao), Maxwell Strauss, Matthew Strauss; great grandchildren, Abigail, Derek, Xonor; and his brother, Philip Strauss (Joann). He was preceded in death by his daughter, Judy Carole Strauss; and his brothers, Milton Strauss and Edwin Strauss.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral service in Congregation B'Nai Jacob, 101 Manavon Street, Phoenixville on Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. followed by graveside services in B'Nai Jacob Cemetery, Mont Clare.

The funeral service will be live streamed on the Congregation's website:

Graveside services will be live streamed following travel to the cemetery on our funeral home Facebook page: 
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The family requests no flowers. Contributions in memory of Harold may be made to a charity of your choice.

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