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Richard “Dick” Petras

  • On May 20, 2019
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Richard “Dick” Petras, age 88 of Lawrence, PA passed away on Monday, May 20, 2019. Born on April 19, 1931, he was son of the late Michael and Mary Petras. Beloved husband to the late Ruth Petras. Loving father to Michael (Lauren), Marc and Renee (Tony) Castelveter. Cherished grandfather to Robert Petras, Alison (Jonathan) Ogurchak, Becca (Gary) Pierpont, Madison Castelveter, Ryan and Julia Petras. Dear great-grandfather to Wylie, Levi and Violet Ogurchak and Kaelyn and Brayden Pierpont. He was preceded in death by his son Richard “Richie” Petras.

Dick is a proud United States Navy Veteran of the Korean conflict serving upon the USS Phillipines. After his discharge, he worked for Port Authority for 35 years. He was a lifetime member of the Lawrence Volunteer Fire Department #1. Upon his retirement, Dick really enjoyed golfing.

At the family’s request, all services will be held privately. Arrangements have been entrusted to Pittsburgh Cremation and Funeral Care, 3287 Washington Road, McMurray, PA 15317, (724) 260-5546.

Please view and sign the family’s online guestbook at www.pittsburghcremation.com.

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7 Comments

Richard L. Barnes
  • May 21 2019
Dick was my classmate, a fellow Korean War Veteran, and a personal friend. My deepest condolences to his family.
Dave Patnesky
  • May 22 2019
R.I.P. Dick. Thoughts going out to all of the family
Jackie Bobnick
  • May 22 2019
My deepest sympathy and prayers to the Petras family.
Roddy& Kara
  • May 22 2019
Mike,Renee,Mark Really sorry to hear about your dad. What a great guy he was. He will be truly missed.
Bob & Judi Safko
  • May 22 2019
Dick was a great person to be around. He loved his family and cherished his friends. He was a fun guy to be around and will be deeply missed. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family. Sorry for your loss.
Janis Post
  • May 23 2019
Mike, Renee and Mark, sorry for your loss. Dick was a great guy, he will be surly be missed by many
Matthew and Susan Patnesky
  • May 24 2019
Rest in peace, Uncle Dick. You touched our lives and we are better for it. Our deepest condolences to you, Mike, Renee and Mark.
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