Obituary: Elinor H. Strunk, Beloved Matriarch And Community Leader 2024






Elinor H. (Earhart) Strunk: A Devoted and Loving Matriarch



Elinor H. (Earhart) Strunk: A Devoted and Loving Matriarch

Elinor H. (Earhart) Strunk, 83, a devoted wife, and loving mother, passed away on May 20, 2024, in Cleveland, Ohio.

Early Life and Family

Born on July 4, 1940, in Mohrsville, Elinor was a daughter to the late Harry and Anna Marie (Norton) Earhart. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Glen J. Strunk on November 17, 2008.

Professional Life

Throughout her life, Elinor exemplified grace and diligence. She worked as a Secretary for First Energy, formerly GPU, until her well-deserved retirement. Her commitment to her work and the relationships she built along the way left a lasting impact on all who were fortunate enough to know her.

Community Involvement

Elinor’s genuine warmth extended beyond the workplace and into her community. She was a proud member of Christ Little Tulpehocken Church, where she found solace and strength in her faith.

Legacy and Surviving Family

Elinor’s legacy lives on through her surviving family members. She is survived by her two daughters, JoAnne Isgro and Janet Bassi. Additionally, she leaves behind five grandchildren: Meghan, Sarah, Dominic, Catherine, and Sophia. A great-grandson is soon to join the family.

Funeral Arrangements

In remembrance of Elinor’s life, a Viewing will be held at Kirkhoff Funeral Home 206 N. Main Street, Bernville on May 28, 2024, from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM. This will be followed by a Funeral Service at 11:00 AM. Burial will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Elinor’s name may be made to St. Joseph’s Indian School, www.stjo.org or by mail, St. Joseph’s Indian School, PO Box 100, Chamberlain, SD 57325

Kirkhoff Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.



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