Audrey B. Lengler

Audrey B. Lengler

August 29, 2014


Audrey B. Lengler, a resident of the Petersburg section of Scranton, died Friday in the Commonwealth Hospice of NEPA Inpatient Unit at the Regional Hospital of Scranton.   She was the widow of Dr. Charles “Chick” Lengler who died May 11, 2007.  The couple was married on February 9, 1946.


Born in Scranton in 1924 she was the daughter of the late Howard and Dolores Dettenmayer Bush.  Audrey was a graduate of the Dunmore High School where she was valedictorian.   She was a member of the former Petersburg Presbyterian Church and most recently of the Hickory Street Presbyterian Church.  She was an active member of the Petersburg Presbyterian Church where she served as an Elder, longtime Sunday and Bible School teacher as well as being active with it’s Women’s Group.  She also served on the board of the Day Nursery Association.  At the completion of high school Audrey went to work for the Draft Board and then the East Scranton State Bank before becoming a full time mother. 


Surviving are a son Atty Richard Lengler and his wife Nancy of Harrisburg; a daughter Janis Hrobuchak and her husband Stephen of Waverly; a sister Barbara Heier of Scranton; grandchildren Nichol Hrobuchak, Stephen Hrobuchak, John Hrobuchak and his wife Tabitha, Sara Merrill and her husband Steven and Jeffrey Lengler;  two great grandchildren Tyler Sullivan and Brynn Merrill.


Audrey was also preceded in death by a grandson Samuel P. Hrobuchak.


Funeral services will be held  Wednesday at 11am in the Vanston and James Funeral Home 1401 Ash St. Scranton.    


Friends may call Wednesday from 10am until time of service in the funeral home.


Interment, Fairview Memorial Park, Elmhurst.


In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Hickory Street Presbyterian Church 435 Hickory St.  Scranton 18505 or to the Advocacy Alliance of Scranton PO Box 1368 Scranton 18501


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  1. Debra (Ormiston) Taylor

    Dear Family, We are saddened to hear about Audrey’s passing. Our hearts, thoughts, and prayers are with you all.

  2. Eunice (Andrews) Alexander

    Richard & Nancy,
    I am so saddened to hear of the loss of your wonderful mother, Audrey! Richard, we certainly were blessed growing up to have great parents, loving and firm discipline, and the best role models. My mother, as I’m sure Audrey was, was central to creating this kind of home!

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