James Robert Strunk III

May 16, 1931 - December 21, 2018
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James Robert Strunk, III, 87, of Cumru Township, passed away, December 21, 2018 in Berkshire Center, Exeter Twp., where he was a patient since Dec. 7th. Born in Reading, he was a son of the late James R. Strunk, Jr. and Evelyn M. (Bevitch) Strunk. He was a Shillington H.S. graduate and a 65-year member of Bern Reformed U.C.C., Leesport. Jim was the owner/operator of Strunk & Strunk Auto Parts, Birdsboro for 45 years, a Supervisor at Reading Bone Fertilizer and in his earlier years worked at Dana Corp and Miller’s Candy Plant. He was life member of Grill Fire Co., AAA Club, Eastern Region Parts Club Past President, a life member and Past President of Parts, a 50-year member of Voter’s Hall of Fame, flag bearer of O.E.S. Bird Chapter # 460, Birdsboro, Member of Isaac Hiester Lodge No. 660 F&AM, Valley of Reading A.A.S.R. serving as Tyler, Tall Cedars – Neversink Forest # 32, Rajah Shriners and Past President of Rajah Shrine Club. In 2012, Jim was presented the Meritorious Service Award (MSA) by the PA Council of Deliberation. He also was the assistant PA Sate Chairman of the National Camping Travelers, member Family Motor Coaching Assn., Coachmen Owners Assn. Jay Gee Travelers, Good Sam RV Club, served as Past President of Hi-12 Int’l and Vice President of the Golden Eagles. He is survived by his companion of 18 years – Martha E. Lloyd, Birdsboro, his children – James R. Strunk, IV, Robeson Twp., Cindy A. Strunk, Pennside, his siblings – Martha Kappel, Sun City Center, FL, Thomas (Jean) Strunk, Muhlenberg Park, Joan Huber, Birdsboro, Nancy Campfield, Lake Wynona, Judy (Richard) Fix, Birdsboro, Herbert (Louise) Strunk and Dean Strunk, Gouglersville. He was predeceased by siblings – Ruth Strunk, Evelyn Strunk, Joseph Strunk, Fern Fix, David Strunk and Clarence Strunk (Rip). Relatives and friends may call on Thursday, December 27, 2018 from 9:30 – 10:45 AM at the Klee Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., One East Lancaster Ave. Shillington. Masonic services by Isaac Hiester Lodge No. 660 F&AM at 10:45 AM followed by his funeral service beginning at 11:00 AM officiated by Rev. James P. Roth, his pastor. Interment in Forest Hills Memorial Park, Exeter Twp. Please remember Jim by contributing to the PA Masonic Youth Foundation, Masonic Conference Center, Patton Hall, 1244 Bainbridge Road, Elizabethtown, PA 17022 or his church, Bern Reformed U.C.C., 3196 Bernville Road, Leesport, PA 19533.  www.kleefuneralhome.com

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Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, December 27, 2018

Time: 9:30 am - 10:45 am

Klee Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.

Address:

One East Lancaster Avenue
Shillington, PA 19607

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Service Information

Date: Thursday, December 27, 2018

Time: 11:00 am

Klee Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.

Address:

One East Lancaster Avenue
Shillington, PA 19607

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Cemetery Information

Date: Thursday, December 27, 2018

Time: 11:45 am

Forest Hills Memorial Park

Address:

390 West Neversink Road, Reading, PA, 19606

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Born: May 16, 1931
Died: December 21, 2018

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