Dierkes, Frank X.  September 20, 2011. Long time resident of Chestnut  Hill, formerly of Germantown. Beloved husband of the late Ann  (Halstead); devoted father to Anne Sikorski (Christopher), Richard  (Wendy), Jennifer Maxwell (Robert); loving PopPop to Julia, Charlie,  Megan and Kevin Maxwell, and Henry and Stanley Dierkes. Survived by  brothers William and James. Mr. Dierkes was an active member of Our Mother of Consolation Church,  serving as an usher and involved with Aid for Friends for many years.   He owned a home repairs business and worked primarily in Chestnut  Hill, Mount Airy and Germantown.  Mr. Dierkes was most recently a  resident of Mansfield, OH and attended Saint Peter’s Catholic Church. A funeral was held Wednesday, Sept. 28,  at  Our  Mother of Consolation Church, 9 E. Chestnut Hill Avenue, Phila., PA   19118, , Int. Holy Sepulchre Cem. In  lieu of flowers, donations in Frank’s memory to Our Mother of

Consolation would be appreciated.