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Celebration Of Life

Thresa M. “Tess” Krebs (nee Tomlin), 95, of Williamstown, NJ, passed away on December 8, 2020.  Born and raised in Camden, she lived in Bellmawr before moving to Williamstown 45 years ago.

Tess was a waitress at Geets Diner in Williamstown for many years before retiring.  She enjoyed connecting with friends and family on Facebook and had a true passion for reading.  Tess felt blessed beyond belief to have lived a long life that allowed her to witness the birth of her grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. She lived as if every day was a gift and truly treasured the time she spent with her family. 

Beloved wife of the late Howard B. Krebs, Sr.  Devoted mother of Linda Krebs-Morrell, Glenn Krebs, Steve Krebs, the late Howard Krebs, Jr. and the late Robert Krebs.  Dear mother in law of Judith Krebs-Ordille.  Dear sister of the late John Tomlin, III, the late Rae Marella and the late Josephine “Jo” Hill.  Loving grandmother of 16 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren.  Also survived by many nieces and nephews. 

Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing on Tuesday evening, December 15th from 7:00 – 9:00 pm and Wednesday from 10:00 – 11:00 am at the Farnelli Funeral Home, 504 N. Main Street, Williamstown, where a service will follow at 11:00 am.  Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Williamstown.