Edna (Dierolf) Brandel, 86, formerly of Gilbertsville, wife of the late Richard J. Brandel, passed away Tuesday May 31, 2022 at Frederick Living.

Born in Boyertown, she was the daughter of the late Annie M. (Bleiler) Dierolf and

Howard F.Dierolf

Edna loved keeping in touch with all classmates from the class of 1953, she was a loving wife to the late Richard J. Brandel, devoted mother, grandmother and great grandmother.

Surviving are her sons Richard J. Brandel Jr. husband of Joan Wolff and Michael J. Brandel husband of Anke Christiani; grandchildren Richard J. III, Rachel Maria, and Renee Brandel; great grandson Owen Brandel; and brother George Dierolf.

A Funeral Mass will be held Tuesday June 7, 2022 at 11:00 AM at St. Columbkill Church, 200 Indian Spring Road, Boyertown, PA 19512. Interment will be private. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 10:00-10:45 AM at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Edna’s memory to Frederick Living, 2849 Big Rd, Zieglerville, PA 19492