John Krahe Died

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of John Krahe, a beloved resident of Erie, Pennsylvania. At the age of 59, John peacefully left this world on Tuesday, July 11, 2023, while being surrounded by his loving family at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His departure leaves a void in the hearts of those who knew him, and he will be remembered fondly for the impact he made during his time with us.

Who was John Krahe?

John Krahe, a native of Erie, Pennsylvania, was born on February 12, 1964, to his late parents Edward Krahe and Ruth (Jean) Lott Krahe. He received his education from Cathedral Prep High School and later attended Elon University. John’s vibrant personality and zest for life were evident in his diverse range of interests and hobbies. He cherished the company of his family and friends, and would often engage in activities such as playing and watching sports, golfing, playing cards, and enjoying the great outdoors. John’s passion for life and his warm presence will be dearly missed by all who had the privilege of knowing him.

John Krahe Died: What was his Cause of Death?

The entire MBA community is filled with deep sorrow and grief upon learning of the untimely passing of our esteemed former president and CEO, John Krahe. Having been an integral part of the MBA family for over three decades, he leaves behind an indelible mark on the business community of Northwest Pennsylvania. John’s leadership, influence, and unwavering dedication made him a highly respected figure, admired by all who had the privilege of knowing him. His sudden departure is an immeasurable loss that will be felt by everyone touched by his presence. We are eternally grateful for the countless years he devoted to advocating for the interests of manufacturers and businesses, and for his commitment to advancing technical education in our region.

Moreover, we cherish his constant support and guidance to our members and the entire MBA team. During this difficult time, we humbly request that you keep John’s family and friends in your thoughts and prayers as we mourn his passing. The cause of his death remains unknown, further adding to our collective sense of loss and disbelief.

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Obituary And Funeral Arrangements

Visitation hours to honor John Krahe will be held on Sunday, July 16, 2023, from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm at the Klocker Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., located at 2502 Sassafras Street. The following morning, on Monday, July 17, 2023, a Funeral Mass will be conducted at 11:00 am at Saint Jude the Apostle Church, situated at 2801 West 6th Street. Those wishing to express their condolences may do so by visiting As per the family’s request, burial services will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, individuals are encouraged to make donations in John’s honor to a charity of their choice.

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