George M. Streb

george m. streb
Rochester: Sunday, September 28, 2008 at age 55. Survived by his son, Anthony (Shyla) Streb; daughter, Kelly Streb; children’s mother, Karen Streb; grandson, Cooper Streb; parents, George (Rosemarie) Streb; brothers, David (Patti) Streb & Richard (Tim White) Streb; sisters, Kathryn Streb & Ann (Jack) Sylvia; nieces and nephews, Michael (Nicole) Streb, Andrew (Heather) Streb, Katie Streb, Jason Streb, Rachel Sylvia & R.J. Sylvia; special friend Xing Mei Guo; many other loving aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins,, great nieces, great nephews & many dear friends. The family would like to express a sincere thank you to Dr. Leschinski, Dr. Woodlack and the staff of TCU 2nd Floor @ Unity Hospital for their outstanding care of George. Friends may call Tuesday 1-4 & 7-9 P.M. at Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home, 1075 Long Pond Road. His Funeral Mass will be celebrated, Wednesday, 10:00 A.M. at St. Lawrence Church, 1000 N. Greece Road. Interment in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to honor George’s grandson’s education, Cooper Streb c/o Anthony Streb, 1075 Long Pond Road, Rochester NY 14626 or to the School of the Holy Childhood, 100 Groton Parkway, Rochester NY 14623 in his memory

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  1. Although I didn’t work with George directly, he always showed interest, always had time for a chat, a laugh, a joke. The bursts of laughter were most of the time from his office. I remember him as a warmhearted person, sad that he passed away too young. I want to express condolences to the Streb family and others that were close to him.


  2. Dad,

    I want to thank you for all that you have taught me over the years. You are the best father, coach and Grandpa that anyone could ever have. You will always be with me and Shy and Cooper. You will be talked about everyday to Coop so he knows what a wonderful father you are. We are so blessed that you had the chance to spend time with us and be there when Cooper was born. You will be with us everyday and forever. We love you

  3. Dad,
    You were my best friend, I can’t even describe how grateful I am to have had a father like you, we we’re 2 peas in a pod, You will live through me for the rest of my life and you will be with me in my heart every minute of every day. I will make sure that your stories are told and that laughs follow forever, and that anyone who didn’t know you will feel like they did. You were my everything, and I will strive to make you proud with everything I do. May you RIP and visit me often. Your the BEST man on the planet. Thank you for everything!!!!
    XOXOXOXOXO Forever!!
    Your Beaut

  4. Dave, I as well as all of us at Sun Chemical are saddened to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  5. Dave,
    All your friends at Sun Chemical were saddened to hear of the loss of your brother. We will keep you and your family in our thoughts and prayers.

  6. Dear Ann and family,
    Not having met your brother but having met your mom and dad, I suspect he was a kind and loving man. Enjoy the next few days with your family and friends as you share many laughs and tear remembering all the great times with George.
    With much love, Kathleen

  7. Dear George and Rosemarie,It was with great sadness that I read of the death of your son. My mind went back to Borchard Street and all the good times there. Sorry not to express my sympathy in person. Prayers and thoughts are with you at this very hard time. Your faith and having each other will help see you through.

  8. Dear George,

    I simply cannot find the words.
    You are in my thoughts and parayers. Much regards and strength wished for your girlfriend and family.

    Niels (DALSA ASC)

  9. Dear Mr & Mrs Streb, Dave, Ricky, Kathy, Ann and your whole family, We heard of George’s passing yesterday and want to express our sincere condolenses to all of you. George will be remembered by us as a person who took in all of what life had to offer. He was always a great friend to our whole family. Some great childhood memories. God bless you all during this time of grief, and in all the days ahead. You’re in our thoughts and prayers.

  10. Dear Streb family, I was very sad and sorry to hear of George’s passing, though it has been many years since I had seen George, I have many very happy and fond memories from our school days in grade school thru high school. George was a great friend and loved to laugh and have a great time. Though I could not be with you at this time because of the miles that separate us, you are in my thoughts and prayers.

  11. Geoge was a rare individual who lived life to the fullest. He was always able to bring a smile to your face even on the roughest of days and for that he will always be missed.

    Our condolences to the Streb family during this difficult time

    John & Teri

  12. George had a way of throwing his head back when he laughed in a way only he could laugh. (we called it flip-top laugh)and smiling in the morning while making us 3 or 4 different kinds of sausage we would make jokes about if that was enough kinds,to which he would crack up, complete with his own flip top laugh that would make us laugh even more.Im going to miss him,we’re going to miss him,and his laugh.I send my thanks and my love to his family.

  13. George was a great friend and fishing buddy. He will be missed. I have many fond memories of George over the years. He was truly on in a million.

    Bob Herington

  14. George your laughter will always ring true in our hearts, your smile a reminder of a pure and simple love for this life. Thank you for all the joy you have given us. You will be missed George!

  15. George, Very few people in this world can light a room up as you always did. You will be truly missed, your positive attitude to everything you did is an example to us all. My thoughts are with your family and friends at this time. Visiting Canada will nerver be the same without you.

  16. Georgie,

    How about when we lived close bye at Gas Light Square Apts. , you and Karen, we laughed. And when I umpired your son playing ball, you gave it to me good. Sleep tight hombre thanks for everything.

    Dennis and Janice

  17. Hey George, I know you are in a wonderful special place and are still around your loved ones here. I know you will continue to watch over our little Cooper as he grows and he will make you proud. We will keep your memory alive to him so that he knows what a wonderful grandpa you were and how much you loved him. Watch over us all. Send some comfort to Tony and Shy and Kelly, okay? You will be sorely missed, loved one.

  18. I am so sorry to hear of your family’s loss. I worked with George only for a short time (2 years) but think of him fondly.
    You have my sympathy and my prayers.
    Dorothea (Witzke) Daniels,

  19. I was sorry to read of George’s passing. He was a childhood friend who played corner lot football with myself and the kids on Mill Road. Please express my condolences to his family and friends.

  20. I was sorry to read of George’s passing.My sympathy to Streb family including Karen who I had known as George’s wife.I had the pleasure to meet Geoge when he started to work for Dalsa. He was a favorite client while I helped him to buy his first home in Kitchener. It was a lot of fun working with George.It is a big loss for those of us who knew him. Onay Necip

  21. I was very saddened to hear about the passing away of George and my thoughts and prayers are with everyone in George’s family.
    George was a terrific story teller and I enjoyed listening to everything he had to say. He will be missed.

  22. Kathy, Sorry to hear of the loss of your brother. If he is anything like you the world will feel a great void. I pray you stay strong and know that the Lord is your strength. Cindy and Bruce

  23. Kathy,

    I am so sorry that you and your family have lost a dear member….I know yawl have many cherished memories together. Knowing you, Kathy, they are some really good ones too.lots of laughs and tears too ! Please know that Jim and I extend our love and prayers to you in your loss.

    Lots of Love from down South,
    Penny and Jim Valek

  24. Kelly,
    I am so sorry for your loss. I wish I could come see you and your family. I can still picture yor father sitting in his chair in the living room while we ran up and down stairs to your room a million times. I miss you and still consider you one of my best friends. Please call me if you get this message 585-366-4459. Andrea Feeney (I married john)
    Andrea Voight

    I love you! xoxo

  25. My condolences to the Streb family. This is truly a loss to all who knew George. His smile and sense of humouer are missed and can never be replaced. May he have rest. May you have comfort.

  26. My thoughts and prayers to the Streb family. I have known them for many many years and I knew George as well, I remember him attending Tony’s football games and always supporting him. He will be missed tremendously by many. God Bless your family and Mr. Streb will never be forgotten.

  27. Our hearts are with you. Know that we’ve been praying for you and will continue to do so. We love you all.
    Bill,Carol,Cory,Brian and Jon

  28. Our Sympathy to the Streb family. George was a favorite client and will be remembered as a considerate, fun loving man. It was always a pleasure when George travelled with us.

  29. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
    Bob and Cathy Darch
    Grandparents of #10 Eric Kowalik

  30. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. George was loved by all who had the pleasure of knowing him.
    George will be missed dearly.

  31. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of George. George, we will all miss you. You lived life to the fullest…passionate about everything you did. Your friends and family and your friends at DALSA will miss you.

  32. So many fond memories race threw my mind. Thank you over and over again for so many thoughtfull and good times. What an amazing man, to do what you do on any given day and still have plenty of room for more. Your a true inspiration, and i look up to you as a father figure, and i take my hat off to you. May God bless you and your family. Peace and Love Forever…..
    Myky Melos

  33. To my family, you are in my thoughts and prayers. George was such a robust soul, I’m so glad he came to visit Rick and I this summer. I’m so sorry I can’t be there in this sorrowful time. Rick I will be waiting for you with comforting arms.

  34. Tony & Kelly: I used to work with your Dad and the one thing I remember most is that he could make me laugh. He had a self-deprecating sense of humor. He was completely unpretentious and humble. He’d be the first to admit that he wasn’t perfect. He was totally lovable. He sure loved you guys and was proud of his kids. My sincere condolences to you and your family – I’ll be praying for you all. I’ll always remember George when I go to 7:45 AM mass at St. Lawrence (that was his favorite mass). Sincerely,
    Frankie Berntson

  35. You could tell that George was in the room before you saw him. His warm presence was felt by everyone. He was truly a kind hearted man and the world has been darkened by his passing.
    He will be greatly missed.

  36. To.Grampa I miss you so much I wish you were still here with me you are the best Grampa and thank you for honoring me.

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