Obituary for Audrey R. King (Pollock)
Audrey R. (Pollock) King peacefully transitioned from this life to the next on Sunday, January 28, 2018. She was born August 19, 1933 in Erie, PA daughter of the late Raymond C. Pollock Sr. and Ethel M. Adams Pollock.
She graduated from Academy High School in 1951, and worked at Hammermill Paper Co. in various positions until her retirement. She and Chuck were passionate about their family and enjoyed traveling in their “Motorhome” with their camping friends, and taking the grandkids with them whenever possible. Upon their retirement they moved to Lithia, FL with the extended family residing in the area. There they became loved within the community, especially the fellowship at Welcome Baptist Church and enjoyed volunteering at the Plant City Annual Strawberry Festival and with Children’s Miracle Network National Telethon from Disneyworld.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband of 53 years Clio L. (Chuck) King Jr., daughter Cynthia Rae King, and sister-in-law Virginia Guy Pollock.
Beloved sister, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, she is survived by her children; Roland (Ron) and Denise King, Barbara and Paul Driscoll of Myrtle Beach, SC, Beth and Scott Laskowski. Grandchildren Stephanie King (Adam Carolus), Kimberly (Michael) Duncan of Hagerstown, MD., Jennifer (Brett) Foutz, Stephen Driscoll of Pawtucket, RI and Shelby Driscoll (Derek Devino) of Myrtle Beach, SC. Great-grandchildren Ainsley and Brody Carolus, Alexander and Madison Duncan, Addison and Bailee Foutz, and soon to arrive Easton Devino.
She is further survived by her beloved siblings and their spouses. Brothers Raymond C. Pollock Jr., David and Chris Pollock of Leander, TX and Roger and Rosa Pollock of Murrietta, CA., and sister Lizabeth and Richard Nicole of St. Augustine, France, and many nieces and nephews, great and great-great nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her dear friends and Aunt and Uncle, Madge and Richard Bailey.
The family would like to thank the many, many care-givers who helped Mom in these last years, too many to name individually, including the staff at the Village at Luther Square, her dear one, Liz, dear neighbors Rose and Phyllis, and Carol and Linda from the Care Ministry Team at Luther Memorial Church.
Friends may call at the Russell C. Schmidt & Son Funeral Home, Inc., on Friday from 2:00-8:00 pm and are invited to attend the funeral liturgy at Luther Memorial Church on Saturday at 11:00 am, with Pr. William Coleman and Pr. Roy Washill co-officiating. Burial will follow in Erie County Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia/Lymphoma Society, 210 W 6th St # 1
Erie, 16507 or Luther Memorial Church/Luther Memorial Academy, 225 W. 10th St., Erie, 16501.