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Dr. John “Jack” B. Strong DDS

September 18, 1936 – November 4, 2022

Dr. John “Jack” B. Strong DDS

STRONG, Dr. John B. “Jack” DDS, age 86, died peacefully on November 4, 2022.  Beloved husband of Mary (nee Nadel) Strong for 64 years.  Proud and loving father of Lori (Steve) Marzheuser and Mark (Theresa) Strong. Dedicated and awesome Grandfather to Katie (Jake) Eisele, Andy Marzheuser, Stephanie (Dave) Berning, Dr. Timothy “TJ” (Dr. Nicola) Strong and Jenna Strong. Devoted Brother of Paul (Sue) Strong and loving Uncle to Jeff and Jason (Sharde) Strong and Jodi and Jennifer Pez. 

Jack was proceeded in death by his parents, Jack Sr. and Opal (Pennington) Strong; infant daughter, Pamela. 

Jack grew up in College Hill and graduated from Hughes High School, the UC College of Pharmacy and The Ohio State University College of Dentistry, Class of 1963. He proudly served as a Captain in the United States Air Force as part of the Dental Corps at Laughlin AFB in Del Rio, Texas. Upon his Honorable Discharge, he returned to Cincinnati and began his private dental practice in Finneytown. Jack was also a part time Dental Instructor with the Dental Hygiene program at UC Raymond Walters and advised the Colerain High School Dental Assisting Program. 

Jack was a devoted Christian and long time member of Monfort Heights United Methodist Church, President of the Cincinnati Methodist Men for 30 years and on the Board of Trustees at Twin Towers in College Hill. 

Following his retirement in 1991, Jack and his wife Mary enjoyed winters in Siesta Key, Florida, traveling and attending their children’s and grandchildren’s sports and activities. He was an avid golfer and fisherman. 

Evening visitation will be held Friday, November 11, 2022, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at The Arlington Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, 2155 Compton Road, 45231. Once on the grounds of the memorial park, follow the blue line to the funeral home.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 12, 2022, at 10:00 AM at Monfort Heights United Methodist Church, 3682 W. Fork Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45247. Burial will follow at Arlington Memorial Gardens. A celebration of life luncheon will follow at Monfort Heights United Methodist Church for family and friends.   

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Monfort Heights United Methodist Church (www.mhumc.org), Vitas Hospice (www.vitas.com) or the Alzheimer’s Association (www.alz.org).  Online condolences can be left at www.AMGFuneralHome.com.



Friday, November 11, 2022 at 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

The Arlington Memorial Garden Funeral Home


Saturday, November 12, 2022 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Monfort Heights Church


Saturday, November 12, 2022 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM

The Arlington Memorial Gardens

Guest Book

“Jack will greatly missed. He was a true servant of the Church.”

“I was saddened to hear of Jack’s passing. I will always have fond memories of our time at College Hill UMC, where I came to know the Strong family. Jack was my Sunday School teacher as well as my dentist. My Dad, Rev. Bruce Wendt and Jack Sr. & Jack Jr. shared a special friendship and admiration of one another. Jack will always hold a special place in my heart and memories. My love to Mary and family, and Paul. – Becky”

“I only had the pleasure of meeting Cousin Jackie a couple times when I was younger. But I do remember them because he was such a great personality! Warm, funny and just cracked my brother and I up. Such a wonderful man. Prayers and nothing but love for the family Love Jeff and Vikki Pennington”

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“Love, Big Hugs Of Support, and Prayers are being sent from Greg McVey Family from Seattle, WA, to Dr. Strong´s Extended Family… Dr. Strong was a Great Family DDS and Family Friend, and always was one of my Biggest Supporters in Finneytown High School Sports, College Education Advisors, and In Life Going On Both In High School and Looking Ahead To After High School Goals. I will treasure his Memory, Mentorship, and Positive Support. I will Toast Up To The Heavenly Skies Tonight and Ongoing with my Fond Memories, Appreciation, and Thank You Love to Dr. Strong…RIP”

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“We are so sorry to hear of his passing, he will surely be missed. We have made a donation to the Alzheimer’s Association in his memory.”

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“May Jack rest in eternal paradise! Praying for the entire family and friends 🙏🏽❤️🙏🏽”

“Prayers for all of you! Jack’s personality will always be remembered! 🙏”

“We were fortunate to know Jack through Monfort Heights United Methodist Church and he was such a kind man with a large heart. He will be dearly missed. We will be thinking of Mary and the rest of his family as they go through this very difficult time.”

“So sorry to hear of Jack’s passing. May his soul Rest In Peace. Lois”

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“So sorry to hear of Jack’s passing. May his soul Rest In Peace. Lois”

“Jack was a wonderful man and a great leader of the adult class at MHUMC. I am very sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.”

“Its so difficult to lose such a good friend. Praise God for sharing him with us. We know we’ll meet again in that perfect world. Love to all the family, Jean and Brad”

“Many memories of our childhood and adult life. He was one of Al and my Groomsman. Will always remembering him fainting at our wedding. He didn’t have time to eat before coming from work.”

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“My family and I offer our condolences to you, Mary, and to all the family. We were Dr. Strong ‘s patients for his entire dental career in Cincinnati, and proud to have had him as a personal friend for over 65 years. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May he rest in peace.”

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“I didn’t know him well but, Paul Strong (my grandfather) is a big part of my life and I want to support him in his time of mourning and help him and mama (Sue Strong) in their time grief.”

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“Great Brother and Father you will dearly missed. I am sure you were greeted by our Heavenly Parents.”

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