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Schuylkill County Obituaries

Joanne M. Strenkoski, 67 – Caregiver

Joanne M. Strenkoski, 67, of Branchdale, passed away on Friday at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest.

Born in Pottsville, she was a daughter of the late Leo and Mary Connelly Strenkoski. She was a 1972 graduate of Minersville High School and had worked as a private duty caregiver.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Catherine Lechleitner; four brothers, Leo Strenkoski, James Strenkoski, Edward Strenkoski and William Strenkoski.

Joanne is survived by four children, Christopher Strenkoski, Branchdale, Dale Strenkoski (companion, Dawn Readinger), Schuylkill Haven, Billy Jo Venszl, Branchdale, and John Schaeffer, Jr., (spouse, Kearsten); nine grandchildren, Braelynn Strenkoski, Cadence Readinger, Noah and Angel Venszl, Ty Armstead, Javelin Schaeffer, Kendra, Allyza and Chase Gerber. She is also survived by a brother, Joseph Strenkoski (spouse, Mary), Brier City, Norwegian Township; nieces and nephews.

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Services are private at the convenience of the family.

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