Barbara Jean Krajewski, a lifelong resident of the Bronx, died on April 3, 2023. She was 56.

Ms. Krajewski was born on July 6, 1966 in the Bronx. She is pre-deceased by her mother Rosemary V. Reidling. She is survived by her daughter, Barbara Lee Torres; her long time partner for 21 years Ronald Skerrett; her two grandchildren Amanda Lee Fortyz and Alexander Diaz III; and her sister Dianna Davenport.

She loved her two grandchildren very, very much. Her grandchildren meant everything to her and her family will remember and cherish for the rest of their lives everything she’s done for them. They will miss her tremendously. They will continue her thoughtfulness with small tokens of appreciation that only she will know and understand from the heavens above. We love you Ma! We love you Mima! I love you Bobbi! I love you Sister!

Visiting will be Tuesday, April 11 from 3-8pm at John Dormi & Sons Funeral Home, 1121 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx. Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday, April 12 at 10am at Sacred Heart Church, 1253 Shakespeare Avenue, Bronx. Interment will follow at St. Raymond’s Cemetery, 2600 Lafayette Avenue, Bronx.



  1. Carmen F.D.Velazquez on April 6, 2023 at 9:36 pm

    Remembering is a celebration of life. I know Barbara will missed by her family and friends. God take us on his time it a mistrery of life prayers go out from the Fortyz, Velazquez and Diaz family rejoice in t g e lord

    • Barbara Lee Torres on April 6, 2023 at 11:13 pm

      Thank you Carmen!

  2. Hector rosario on April 6, 2023 at 9:41 pm

    Barbara you were a very good friend,and you will be missed

    • Barbara Lee Torres on April 6, 2023 at 11:14 pm

      You are a very good friend too! Don’t lose touch.

  3. Jeannette C Fernandez on April 6, 2023 at 11:32 pm

    I’m so so sorry Barbara my condolences to you and your family and her friends
    I know she loved you so much her ONLY child and I know she loved her two beautiful grand babies Amanda and baby Alex. May she S.I.P
    WE love you Barbara

    • Barbara Lee Torres on April 7, 2023 at 11:13 pm

      Thank you Jeannette

    • Barbara Lee Torres on April 7, 2023 at 11:14 pm

      My heart hurts

  4. Joseph Torres on April 7, 2023 at 8:27 am

    May you rest in peace Bee. Living across on Gerard ave and being your bro-in-law. Your dad looking out the window with his beanie cap and living with Barbara Lee on Ogden. Our time is all short on this Earth, but you did it up.

    • Barbara Lee Torres on April 7, 2023 at 11:17 pm

      Tio Luchie thank you love you always

  5. Nelson Nelson on April 7, 2023 at 9:52 am

    I was greatly saddened to hear that Barbara Jean had passed. I shall remember her lovely smile, and kind woman that she was. Rest in peace Barbara in JESUS name.

    • Barbara Lee Torres on April 7, 2023 at 11:18 pm

      Thank you Nelson she will be missed tremendously every single day

  6. Monica Behrens on April 8, 2023 at 12:05 pm

    Love you and may you SIP, so sorry for your loss cuz! If you need anything and I mean anything! Please reach out and let me know. You were her one and only through ups and downs.

    • Barbara Lee Torres on April 8, 2023 at 11:21 pm

      Thank you I love and miss you so so much.

  7. Jeannette on April 10, 2023 at 6:07 pm

    I’m so sorry for your loss sweetie is never a easy pill to swallow when you lose a love one especially a mother now she is your guardian angel that will watch over you Amanda and AJ… I’m always here if you need anything love you… RIP Barbara

    • Barbara Lee Torres on April 11, 2023 at 12:38 pm

      Thank you I lost my mother my best friend but you’re right she’s now our guardian Angel today we celebrate her life from beginning to her last breath now it’s time to pray for her to have peace and tranquility. May Jesus son of god, god himself mother Mary and all the saints bring my mother peace and tranquility in Jesus name amen.

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