Dolores Wasserleben

  • Died: February 8, 2022
  • Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

John F. Givnish Funeral Home

10975 Academy Road
Philadelphia, PA 19154

Tel. (215) 281-0100

Tribute & Message From The Family

Dolores, of Philadelphia, PA, passed away on February 8th, 2022 at the age of 87. She was the loving wife of David Wasserleben; adoring mother of Vicki Peterson (Ken), David Wasserleben (the late Robin), Michael Wasserleben (Anna), and Valerie Kuhlmeier (David); caring grandmother of Tara, Eric, Ryan, Barbie (Joe), Melissa, Michael, Emily, Heather, Jessica, and Christina, and great grandmother of Danny, Nick, Joey, Timmy, Brianna, Ryker, and Gunner. Dolores will also be missed by many nieces and nephews, extended family, and close friends.
Dolores was predeceased by her parents Victor and Sophie Petroski, and her brothers Victor, and Mickey.
Dolores was born in Philadelphia, February 17th, 1934. She graduated from Kensington High School; class of 1952. She met her husband David Wasserleben and were married on September 13th, 1952. They spent 69 wonderful years together. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family and friends and was always the life of the party.
Dolores worked for ACME Markets on Oxford Ave. in the northeast for over 20 years as a Customer Service Representative. She retired to pursue her true love, spending her time with her children, grandchildren and later her great grandchildren. She enjoyed going to the casinos greatly, loved playing scrabble, loved her family vacations in Wildwood, loved listening to music and going to the theater, and enjoyed painting and reading.
Family and friends are invited to Dolores's Life Celebration on Tuesday, February 15th, from 9-11 AM at the John F. Givnish Funeral Home, 10975 Academy Rd., Philadelphia, PA 19154. A service will follow at 11 AM. Interment services will be held at Resurrection Cemetery.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Mike, Anna and family, our condolences to you and your extended family.

Posted by Chrissy Collison    February 14, 2022

What a wonderful family, you and Dave have created!! I know you're in Heaven, right now, brimming with pride! You truly deserve, EVERLASTING PEACE! Love you, Elaine Peterson XO

Posted by elaine peterson - phila, PA - family   February 13, 2022

We love you. You will forever remain in our hearts. Thank you for giving us a wonderful life filled with so many great memories we will treasure.

Posted by Annamarie Wasserleben    February 13, 2022

Our deepest sympathy to all the family, Dolores was a kind funny and good neighbor May she Rest In Peace with all her family , The Heavens are rejoicing with her home coming

Posted by Norma,Len Donnelly - Oreland, PA - Friend   February 11, 2022

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