Audrey J. Lenk

Died: Thu., Jul. 14, 2016


Memorial Service

11:00 AM Sat., Sep. 17, 2016
Location: Story Chapel at Mount Auburn Cemetery


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Of Lexington, formerly of Belmont. July 14th.  Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, Mrs. Lenk moved to Belmont when she married the late Richard Van Siclen Lenk in 1952.  She is survived by daughters Erica Emmet and her husband Henry of Groton, Allison Lenk and her husband Sebastian Kossak of Belmont, two grandchildren, Henry Emmet Jr. of Bayside, NY and Stephanie Emmet of Cambridge, and a cousin, Edward Stevenson, of New York, NY.  A graduate of the The Packer Collegiate Institute and Middlebury College, Mrs. Lenk worked for The New York Times before moving to Massachusetts.  She later earned a Master’s degree at the Simmons School of Social Work and worked for many years as a Clinical Social Worker for the Cambridge Guidance Center. She was an active volunteer with a number of organizations including the Junior League of Boston, Cambridge Camping Association, the League of Women Voters, Rutland Corner House, and The Buckingham School.  She was a longtime member of the Belmont Hill Club.  Known for her quick wit and irreverent sense of humor, Mrs. Lenk will be missed by many.  A memorial service is scheduled for Saturday, September 17,2016 at 11 a.m, in the Story Chapel at Mt. Auburn Cemetery , 580 Mt. Auburn St., Cambridge.  Donations in her memory may be made to the MSPCA. www.swdfuneralhome.com

Charitable donations may be made in Audrey's memory to the following organization:

MSPCA
350 S. Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02130

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Anne von Rosenberg
   Posted Thu July 21, 2016
Erica and Allison, Just wanted to send my sympathies on the death of your mother. It is always so hard to loose a parent. Stay strong and remember all the good things and happy times. From long ago at Buckingham, Mrs. vonR

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