Helen R. Petruska

Helen R. Petruska

BIRTH: 09/19/1930

DEATH: 02/14/2017

Helen R. Petruska, 86, of Patterson Twp., died Tuesday, February 14, 2017, in Heritage Valley Beaver.

Born September 19, 1930, in Donora, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Kathryn (Wyrott) Bielek.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Myron Petruska; two brothers, Walter and Leo Bielek, and a sister, Mary Brayack.

Surviving are a son, Dr. Myron Jay (Cindy) Petruska, Gastonia, N.C.; three daughters, Lynne (Bruce) Hill, Darlington; Natalie Petruska, Fuquay-Varina, N.C., and Bernadette Purser, Apex, N.C.; seven grandchildren, Ryan Hill, Kaitlin Petruska, Hillary Petruska, Janelle Petruska, Collin Petruska, Christian Purser and Sullivan Purser, and two great-grandchildren, Gabriella Hill and Elliott Hill.

Friends will be received Thursday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. in the GABAUER-LUTTON FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, INC., 117 Blackhawk Road, Chippewa Twp., gabauerfamilyfuneralhomes.com, where prayers will be offered Friday at 11:30 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 12 p.m. in St. Monica Parish, 116 Thorndale Drive, Chippewa Twp. Father Bill Schwartz will officiate.

Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery.

 

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5 entries.
Carla Armstrong from Gastonia,NC wrote on February 19, 2017 at 10:14 pm:
Dr.J.Petruska I'm sending prayers of peace as you transition during this period! Our #Mothers are God's #GoldenGift, may you have "peace in the midst of your storm"!
Mary Ann Mayberry from Aberdeen, N.C. wrote on February 17, 2017 at 6:01 pm:
Dearest Natalie, I am so very, very sorry for your loss. Mere words cannot adequately express how much my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. This indeed a time when " deep calls unto deep ". I am so sorry I could not be there as I did not see the notice until this morning. Please call 24/7 if there is anything I can help with. Sincerest condolences, Mary Ann
Randy Young from Stuart,FL wrote on February 16, 2017 at 3:04 pm:
Natalie,very sorry to hear of your mother's passing.
David and Marilyn Hill from Painesville, OH wrote on February 16, 2017 at 12:36 am:
Helen was a good friend and we enjoyed the time spent visiting her on many occasions during our friendship. She will be missed but knowing she is in a better place and with her husband. We are sorry to hear of her passing.
Deborah Brooks from Lewisville wrote on February 15, 2017 at 8:17 pm:
So very to hear of your loss. I will be praying for your family.