Margaret Elizabeth Petrelle

Margaret Elizabeth Petrelle

Margaret E. Petrelle, 88, of Weirton, passed away Thursday, February 13, 2020, at the Weirton Geriatric Center. Born August 14, 1931, in Pettorano Sul Gizio, Italy, Margaret was a daughter of the late Vincent and Rosa Crugnale DiFonzo. She was also preceded in death by her husband Joseph Petrelle on February 10, 2001, and her brother, Andrew DiFonzo, on August 15, 2007. Margaret was a homemaker, taking care of the home as her husband worked as a structural engineer at Weirton Steel. Life centered around their children and grandchildren, and they always cherished the time spent with family. Margaret and Joe loved to travel, and always looked forward to the annual family vacation at their timeshare in Massanutten, VA. A tradition that still carries on today. She was a member of Saint Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, Christian Mothers, Four Score Seniors, and the Thursday Morning Breakfast Bowling League at Steel Valley Lanes. Margaret will be remembered with love by her two sons, Michael J. (Sharon) Petrelle of Leland, NC, and Joseph C. (Terri) Petrelle of Walkersville, MD; her daughter, Loretta (Tim) Lescallette of Weirton, WV; her sister, Patricia (Dr.David) Blanc of Weirton, WV; her eight grandchildren, that meant the world to her, Logan and Carly Lescallette, Adam (Erin), David (Ashley)Lindsey and Connor Petrelle, Elizabeth (Kevin) Fink, and Emily (Isaac) Liller; a great-grandson, Thomas Petrelle, and a great-grandchild on the way. Visitation will be 9:30 AM until 10:30 AM Saturday, at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main St., Weirton. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11:00 AM Saturday at Saint Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church. Rev. Father Tony Thurston will officiate. Interment will follow at St. Paul Cemetery, Weirton. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer Association Research 225 N. Michigan Avenue Chicago, IL 60601 phone 312 335 8700 Margaret’s family would like to thank the Weirton Geriatric Center Alzheimer’s Unit for all the love and care they provide over the years. Share tributes and memories at www.grecohertnick.com 304 748 3219
August 14, 1931 - February 13, 202008/14/193102/13/2020
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Michael & Toni Gurskey
February 14
To Loretta and family, Please accept our heartfelt sympathy upon the passing of your mother. I have memories of her being our Bluebird troop leader. Sincerely, Michael & Toni ( Orlando) Gurskey
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S & J Naret
February 14
Dear Petrelle Family, Your mom/sister was a neighborhood treasure. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Our Deepest Sympathies. Sally & Joe Naret
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Stanley Tuchalski
February 14
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Andreaburns311@gmail.com
February 13
My Aunt Margie was not only my Aunt and Godmother she was my 2nd Mom. When I was young I would tell her she wasn’t ever allowed to die. The first 7 years of our married life was spent living across the street from her and Uncle Joe. Those were the best years knowing she ... Continue Reading
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Glenna Whitehead
February 13
Patty and family: I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your sister. I feel your pain and our hearts are broken forever. I will keep your and your family in my prayers and again Patty, I am so sorry.
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Paul & Shirley Buffone
February 13
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Rhonda Bruich
February 13
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Adam
February 13
I love you so much Nonna. I’m so happy you are finally with PapPap now, I know that is what you always wanted. Your family will forever miss you but we will always be reminded of your love, compassion, and yes, how mad you used to get at me ( I still swear I didn’t cheat... Continue Reading
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vanniecp1962@yahoo.com
February 13
Margaret's love for her family and friends was enormous. I will always cherish my memories of her. Her loving light will remain strong through her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. "Your light is your truth-that spark of joy, happiness, love and the unch... Continue Reading
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