Florence Kresge, 77, of Duryea, passed away on Tuesday, August 17, 2021, at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, Wilkes-Barre. She was born in Binghamton, NY September 7, 1943 and was the daughter of the late John and Bertha (Jumper) Miller.
Florence was a 1961 graduate of Susquehanna Valley Senior High School, Binghamton, NY. She worked most of her life in retail and most recently retired as a sales associate for the Wal-Mart, Inc., Pittston.
Nothing made her happier then spending time with family. She loved to travel and going on cruises with her sisters gave her so much happiness. She, of course, also loved all things “Elvis”. Our mother was the matriarch of our family. She had the biggest and kindest heart of anyone we have ever known. She was the type of person that always had your back no matter what, and would do anything for anyone in need. Her kind nature and values will carry on through all of us.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her son Robert A. Miller; her grandchildren Sabrina Kresge and Kameryn Stewart; her brothers Walter and William Miller; and sisters Lisa Kneller
and Margaret McGrath.
She is survived by her husband Ronald Kresge; their love story started 62 years ago. Also surviving are her children, Ronald Miller, of Duryea, Tina Anderson and her husband Joseph of West Wyoming, Kimberly Rooney and her husband Richard, of Duryea, Billy Kresge and his wife Margaret, of Exeter and Thomas Kresge, of Duryea, her step-sons, Jonathan Kresge and his wife Johnna, of NC and David and his wife Denise Kresge, of NC; her siblings; John Miller, of Kingston, Mary Brown, of Dupont, Bertha Earley and her husband Mike, of Pittston, Susan Shannon of Kingston, her Beloved 14 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be held on Sunday, August 22, at 4:30pm at Kiesinger Funeral Services, Inc., 255 McAlpine St., Duryea with Pastor Guy Giordano of the Slocum Chapel, Exeter officiating. Friends may call for visitation from 2pm until time of the service.
Facial masks are recommended and would be greatly appreciated by the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 190 Welles St., #118, Forty Fort, PA 18704.