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Dolores Wasserleben

Obituary for Dolores Wasserleben

February 8, 2022
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


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.

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John F. Givnish Funeral Home

10975 Academy Road
Philadelphia, PA 19154
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