Patricia E. Strunk

PATRICIA E. STRUNK, 74, OF LOWER POTTSGROVE Patricia E. (Schell) Strunk, age 74, of Lower Pottsgrove Twp., PA, died on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at her home. She was the wife of the late Daniel G. Strunk, Sr., who died in 2005. Born in Allentown, PA, she was a daughter of the late Stanley "Lyle" Schell and Katherine (Deihl) Schell. Patricia was a caregiver at the former Pennhurst State Hospital for 15 years, she then worked with her family in their corner gas station/convenience market (White Side Inn) in Lower Pottsgrove, followed by her 25 year career at Smith Foil in Pottstown, where she was a production worker. She was a former member of New Hanover Evangelical Lutheran Church, Gilbertsville, PA. Patricia enjoyed fishing, trips to the Maryland shore with co-workers and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. Survivors include: One Son - Daniel G. Strunk, Jr. and his wife Amber of Gilbertsville, PA; Two Sisters - Mabel "Mickey", widow of Herbert Gaugler of Lower Pottsgrove Twp., PA; Bonnie Strunk, widow of Paul Strunk of Honeybrook, PA; Three Grandchildren - Heather Marie Strunk, Amanda Joy Strunk and Daniel Gordon, III. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral service 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at the Houck & Gofus Funeral Home, Inc., 955 N. Charlotte Street, Pottstown, PA. Rev. Thomas Lang will officiate. Friends may call from 10-11 a.m. on Thursday at the funeral home. Interment will be private. Online condolences may be made to the family at

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Houck and Gofus Funeral Home
955 North Charlotte Street Pottstown, PA 19464
Published in The Mercury on Apr. 29, 2014