Marshall E. Strey of Avondale

Marshall E. Strey, 79, of Avondale, died Saturday, Nov. 19, at Ware Presbyterian Village. He was the husband of Toni Buchheit Strey, with whom he shared 52 years of marriage.

Born in Columbus, Wis., he was the son of the late Edwin A. and Marcella Tall Strey.

He was a certified public accountant, with Deloitte, in several different locations, lastly in Nashville, Tenn. He retired after 43 years of service.

Mr. Strey was a member of St. Gabriel of the Sorrowful Mother Church in Avondale.

He was a life long Cubs and Packers fan. He was involved in various community activities, wherever he lived.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by one son, Douglas Strey and his wife Tricia of Suffern, N.Y.; one daughter, Holly Blake and her husband David of Newark, and five grandchildren, Caitlyn Blake, Kelly Blake, Brendan Strey, Allison Strey and Lindsay Strey.

You are invited to visit with his family and friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25 at St Gabriel of the Sorrowful Mother Church, 8910 Gap Newport Pike (Route 41) in Avondale. His funeral mass will follow. Burial will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers. a contribution may be made to St. Gabriel of the Sorrowful Mother Church, Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 709, Avondale, or to Little Sisters of the Poor, 185 Salem Church Road, Newark, DE 19713

Online condolences may be made by visiting

Arrangements by the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home, Kennett Square.

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