Audrey Ann Strunk

October 26, 1926July 24, 2014
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Audrey Ann (Kreska) Strunk, 87, of Reading, former owner of Flowers by Audrey Ann in West Reading, passed away on Thursday, July 24, 2014 in St. Joseph Medical Center. She was the loving wife of the late Raymond H. Strunk Sr. Born in Reading on October 26, 1926, she was a daughter of the late Anthony and May (Pannabecker) Kreska.

She was a Reading High School Graduate, Class of 1944. She also attended Alvernia College and studied Art and Painting, Hixson School of Floral Design in Ohio, and Strang Floral Design School of Philadelphia, where she specialized in Wedding Design.

Audrey also taught Floral Design at RACC and designed on stage for many industry events, lectures and trade shows. She was a Master at art of floral design. She was a member of St. Mark's UCC and attended Glad Tidings Assembly of God.

She was an avid Phillies fan, enjoyed Bingo and liked smiley faces. She was very generous and loved helping people. She had a good heart and always found the good in others. Her family was her world and she always put them first.

Surviving are four children: Timothy Strunk and his wife, Pamela, of Reading; Joy Lott and her husband, Chris, of Leesport; Bonnie Santangelo and her husband, Ron, of Reading; and Raymond H. Strunk Jr. of Reading; eight grandchildren: Michelle, Michael, Eric, Deanna, Amy, Matthew, Lacey and Summer and five great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her first husband, George W. Turner (1955); her second husband, Raymond H. Strunk, Sr. (2013); her son, William R. Strunk (1996); and her brother, Richard Kreska.

Services will be in Glad Tidings Assembly of God, 1110 Snyder Rd., Reading, PA 19609 on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Family and friends will be received in the church on Tuesday from 10 to 11:00 a.m. Burial will be in Charles Evans Cemetery.

Theo C. Auman Funeral Home, 247 Penn St., Reading, PA 19601 is entrusted with the arrangements.


  • Visitation Tuesday, July 29, 2014
  • Funeral Services Tuesday, July 29, 2014

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Bonnie Santangelo

July 31, 2014

You were always A loving, understanding mother. We will miss you greatly. There is A empty place in our hearts and lives. You were caring and giving to everyone and anyone.

Melinda Deamer

July 28, 2014

Lacey, Summer, Joy and Chris, so sorry for your loss of a wonderful and grand lady. She will be sadly missed. Our prayers are with you all during this time of sorrow. Cherish the wonderful memories, they last a life-time. Mindy and Monte

Teresa Bieber

July 27, 2014

Joy, Chris, Lacey and very sorry to hear about the passing of Audrey. Please accept our deepest condolences on the passing of your Mom.

julie miccicke

July 27, 2014

I so sorry for your loss she be surely missed she was amazing woman .she would do anything for anybody.i so glad i got meet her and her loving family ...god bless u ..your be in our prays..

Elin and Marlin Sanders

July 26, 2014

To the Strunk Family:

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time of sorrow. Audrey was one special lady, she will surely be missed!!!

Roberta Witman

July 26, 2014

Dear Strunk Family,
I am so sorry for your loss. Audrey was one of the sweetest, loveliest residents that I worked with at Green Hills. I thought of Audrey as a dear friend. She will always be in my prayers. Bertie

July 26, 2014

Dear Joy, Chris, Lacey and Summer, So sorry to hear about your mother's passing. A very sad time in life. Keeping you all in prayer at this time. Chris and Charlie