Darlene Sylvia Dobruk, age 76, of Greene Township, Erie, PA, died at her residence of natural causes on Monday, January 8, 2018. Born in Titusville, PA on September 13, 1941, she was a daughter of the late Lester and Elizabeth Varney Baney.
Darlene married Alphonse “Nick” Dobruk in June of 1960, and was a devoted wife and companion to him. Over the years, she enjoyed traveling and accompanied Nick and was his “secretary” as he drove long distances as a courier. Darlene was a homemaker, a great woman, generous and considerate of others. She loved her family very much and will be missed.
Besides her husband Nick, family members include their son, Nykelson Dobruk and his wife Christine of Erie; two grandchildren, Briana Krysiak and her husband Matthew of Auburndale, FL, and Nykelson Dobruk of Erie; great-granddaughter Annalyse Rose Krysiak; two brothers, Robert and Lester Baney; a sister, Karen Fielding; and an uncle, Tom Varney.
A memorial service will be held at Van Matre Funeral Home in Waterford on Saturday, June 30th at 11:00 a.m.