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Jeffrey Stringer
  • In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made in Jeff's name to either the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy at waterlandlife.org or South Hills Interfaith Movement at shimcares.org

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“I was shaken to hear of Jeff's passing. Jeff sat next to me at work before I left in January 2020. I remember working at his desk and trading music...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: David Watson - Mt. Lebanon, PA

“Dear Karen and Sylvie, it is unimaginable to think of Jeff gone. I know that his relationship with Sylvie was very special by the way he took...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Inessa Beylin - Teacher

“Dear Jeff,It was so sad to hear the news of your death. Our sincere condolences from my wife Tomoko and myself, and deepest sympathy to your wife...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Poohsan Tamura - Murrysville, PA

“My heart goes out to you in your sadness. I remember Jeff's kindness and devotion to Sylvie's musical career. I'm grateful to him for allowing...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Carolyn Edwards - Pittsburgh, PA

“I'm so saddened to that Jeff has left us. I hadn't spoken to him in quite some time, but I have so many great memories of playing music and spending...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Steven Heineman - Macungie, PA

“I was deeply saddened by the news of Jeff's passing. He was a kind and gentle soul. Always smiling. He loved to exchange music finds with me via...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Paul Steigerwald - Pittsburgh, PA

“I was shocked and saddened to hear of Jeff's passing - taken from us too soon. As a young musician from Greensburg, PA, the musical inspiration and...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Adam MacGregor - Mumbai, India

“I met Jeff in the fall of 1988. He was playing in the basement of the student union of Duquesne University with his band Active Ingredient. The band...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Steve Burkholder - Lombard, IL

“My deepest condolences to your family. Jeff was an inspiration to me. I always felt so fortunate that we became friends. We shared so much laughter...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Randy Chiurazzi - San Diego, CA

“Karen and Sylvie and all of Jeff's family: you have our deep condolences. Jeff was such a good person, I will miss him terribly. ”
10 of 15 | Posted by: Michael Wagner

“Dear Karen & Sylvie...We are so very sorry to hear of Jeff's passing..Thinking of you at this difficult time..prayers & love sent for you both...love...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: Gina Edwards - Lexington, NC

“Just heard from my husband of Jeff's passing. My husband and I are stunned and deeply saddened. We were co-workers at Marconi in Warrendale. PA. It...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: Poh Yee Holmes - Pittsburgh, PA

“Jeff and I were close pals for 30 years. I first met Jeff in 1990 and went to his bachelor house when he was working for Westinghouse on the...Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: david mazza - San Rafael, CA

“So sorry to hear of Jeff's passing. He will be missed greatly by those of us who had the opportunity to work with him. Our thoughts and prayers are...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: Eric Reiners - Coworker

“My sincere condolences on the loss of Jeff! Thinking of you all at this difficult time. ”
15 of 15 | Posted by: Judy Young-Gianni - Asheville, NC


Age 56, of Mt. Lebanon, died unexpectedly on August 13, 2020. Beloved husband, father, son, brother, uncle and friend. Jeff graduated from Case Western Reserve University and Carnegie Mellon University with degrees in Electrical Engineering and worked as an electrical engineer for 34 years. He was a musician, playing electric bass in several bands over the years. He wrote songs and loved music of all kinds. Jeff loved nature and the outdoors and was most at peace hiking or backpacking in the woods, especially the national forests of Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

But most of all, Jeff loved his family and was a devoted father to his daughter Sylvie. He cherished spending time with her laughing and playing games, both serious and silly. Jeff loved to travel and explore nature and some of his favorite memories were of traveling to Mexico, France, and Italy, as well as of family trips to Iceland, the Berkshires, Marin County, and Niagara Falls. He leaves behind his devoted wife of 20 years, Karen Eriksen; daughter, Sylvie Eriksen; father, Jack Stringer and his wife, Marci of Akron, Ohio; brother, Mark Stringer of Des Moines, Iowa; sister, Nancy Stringer of Los Angeles, California; and six nieces. He was predeceased by his mother, Janet Stringer. Family and friends welcome Friday, September 4, 21020, from 4 - 7 p.m. at WILLIAM SLATER II FUNERAL SERVICE, (412-563-2800) 1650 Greentree Rd., Scott Twp 15220. Celebration of Life service at 7:00 p.m. Due to Covid-19 requirements, everyone must wear a mask and practice social distancing.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made in Jeff's name to either the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy at waterlandlife.org or South Hills Interfaith Movement at shimcares.org