Father Eugene Strain

February 24, 1927 - March 23, 2019
Father Eugene Roy Strain, passed on from this life on March 23, 2019 at the age of 92.
 
Father Strain was born February 24, 1927 in Detroit, Michigan, and ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Detroit on June 6, 1953. 
 
Father Strain served as Pastor of St. Mary of the Hills Parish, Rochester Hills; St. Andrew Parish, Rochester; and St. Anselm Parish, Dearborn Heights.  He also served as Administrator of St. Andrew Parish, Rochester, and as Parochial Vicar of St. Anselm Parish, Dearborn Heights and St. Jude Parish, Detroit.
 
Visitation will take place at St. Mary of the Hills Catholic Church, 2675 John R Road, Rochester Hills, Michigan 48307 on Friday, March 29 from 1 – 8 p.m., with a Scripture Service beginning at 7 p.m.  Father Strain’s funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary of the Hills Catholic Church on Saturday, March 30 at 11:00 a.m.  He will be interred at Mount Avon Cemetery in Rochester on Monday, April 1 at 11:00 a.m.
 
Father Strain was predeceased by his parents, Eugene and Veronica (nee O’Gorman) Strain, and his brother, Robert Strain.  He is survived by three nephews and one niece.  Condolences may be sent to Fr. Stanley Ulman, Pastor of St. Mary of the Hills Parish (address above).