Official Obituary of

Sophie M. (Szadorski) Drobel

March 3, 1946 ~ February 18, 2024 (age 77) 77 Years Old

Sophie Drobel Obituary

Sophie M Drobel (nee Szadorski), passed away on February 18, 2024 surrounded by her family at the age of 77.

Sophie was the daughter of the late Adam and Helena Szadorski (nee Grzywaczewska). Sophie was predeceased by her husband Lawrence "Max" Drobel, her son, Christopher Drobel, her partner Joseph Rumsey, great niece Allie Holleman, niece Barbara Drobel-McGinty, her best friend Rosie Pastella, fur baby Utley and her brother Stanley Szadorski. Sophie leaves behind her children Larry, Lori (Courtney), and Diane and her grandchildren Tyler and Lily. She is also survived by her sister Jane Szadorski, nieces Tina Holleman and Kelly Friel, great niece Megan Holleman, fur baby Teddy Pickles, her best gal pal Claire Bogle, as well as many other nieces, nephews and friends.

Sophie was a 1960 graduate of St Josaphat's school and a 1964 graduate of John W Hallahan Catholic Girls High school. She was known in the community from working at the A&P/Superfresh for many years, Mrs. D the lunch mother at St. Josaphat's, Jetronics Industries and recently retiring from MARS, Inc. healthcare.

Sophie was the kindest, most straightforward and selfless person and touched many lives. Sophie had a way of making everyone feel like family. She opened up her home as a refuge to family, friends and her kids' friends throughout the years. Sophie's funny phrases, sassy spirit and easy going nature is why we all loved her.

Relatives and friends are invited to her Viewing on Saturday, February 24, 2024 beginning at 9 AM at St. John the Baptist Church, Manayunk. A Funeral Mass will follow at 10:30 AM. Interment is private.

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Public Viewing
February 24, 2024

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
St. John the Baptist Church
119 Rector Street
Philadelphia, PA 19127

February 24, 2024

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
St. John the Baptist Church
119 Rector Street
Philadelphia, PA 19127


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