With heavy hearts we announce that Eva Strike of Arnprior passed away at the Arnprior and District Memorial Hospital Thursday evening, April 30, 2020 just 3 days shy of her 81st birthday. Beloved wife of the late Jack Strike. Proud and loving mother of Mark (Julie) and Lori and doting Granny of Ashley and Brendan, all of Ottawa. Eva was predeceased by her parents Hjalmar and Alina (Leppamaki) Backa and her 4 brothers: Olavi (Hilkka), Leevi (late Morna), Mauno (Elsie) and Sulo (late Dorothea). Dear sister-in-law of Ted (Bev) Strike of Arnprior. She will be missed by many nieces, nephews and friends (BFF Bessie). Eva volunteered with the Arnprior Food Bank for many years, always a natural caregiver and passionate about helping others. Resting at The Boyce Funeral Home Ltd., 138 Daniel Street North, Arnprior. Private family visitation will be held Tuesday May 5, 2020 with funeral service to follow in the Boyce Chapel. The funeral service will be webcast live on Tuesday afternoon at 2:00 p.m. A link to the service will be available on Tuesday just below the donations tab on this page. Interment Arnprior Albert Street Cemetery. In memory of Eva, a donation can be made to the University of Ottawa Heart Institute.