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Rae Margery Strasshofer

July 22, 1927 ~ December 7, 2019 (age 92)


Rae Margery Strasshofer (nee Sherrer), born July 22, 1927 in Euclid, OH, passed away peacefully on December 7, 2019.  She was the daughter of Margery and Ray Sherrer, 2729 Rochester Rd, Lyman Circle, Shaker Hts., OH.  She graduated from Flora Stone Mather College with a Masters' degree in French from Reserve University (now Case Western Reserve University) and taught French on the staff of Hathaway Brown Girls School. She worked as a librarian for the Shaker Heights Public Library for 30 years. 

She was the loving mother of Craig T. Strasshofer of Cleveland, OH, Lesley Cassaniti of Rocky River, OH, Heidi Cohen of Shaker Hts. and Carol Masso (Thomas) of Shaker Hts., OH; dear grandmother of Christopher, Alyssa, Adam, Julia, Nicholas and Timothy. 

The family prefers that those who wish may make contributions in her name to World Wildlife Fund, 1250 24th Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20037 ( 

Friends may call at Brown-Forward, 17022 Chagrin Blvd., Shaker Hts., OH on Saturday, December 14 from 1-2:30pm.  Private interment, Lake View Cemetery.

To send flowers to Rae's family, please visit our floral store.


December 14, 2019

1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Brown-Forward Funeral Home
17022 Chagrin Blvd
Shaker Heights, Ohio 44120


World Wildlife Fund
1250 24th Street, NW P.O. Box 97180, Washington DC 20090
Tel: 1-800-960-0993

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