Robert J. "Bob" Petrilla

Robert J. "Bob" Petrilla

Robert J. “Bob” Petrilla, 90, of Washington Township, passed away on Friday, February 14, 2020 in AHN- Allegheny Valley Hospital, Natrona Heights. Born November 16, 1929 in Armstrong County, he was a son of the late George & Catherine (Byers) Petrilla. Bob worked as a truck driver for People’s Natural Gas for many years, retiring in 1979. He was a 32nd Degree Member of the Apollo Masonic Lodge #437, the Coudersport Consistory, and the Salvation Army Church in New Kensington. Bob enjoyed woodworking, making chocolate, working on ceramics, and remodeling homes with his brother Frank. He even designed and supervised the building of his camp in Dayton, where he loved spending time. Bob also liked going on hunting trips to Colorado. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Donald J. Petrilla, who passed away in 2009; brothers, Dan, Charles, John, George, and Ralph Petrilla; and his sisters, Margaret F. Riffer, Sophia Buchinsky, Anna Mae Foy, Kate Kazor, and Alice McCauley. Bob is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Dorothy Kareen (Clark) Petrilla; sons, Michael (Tricia) Petrilla of Allegheny Township, Bob (Shelly) Petrilla of Washington Township; grandchildren (Kira) Jeff Karpinski, Michael Petrilla, Jr., Gino, Calli, and Carolyn Petrilla; step-grandchildren, Corbin, Ashley, and Nathan Palmer; great-grandchildren, Kaleb, Cody, Harlee, Chase, Giovanni; brother, Frank (Peggy) Petrilla; sisters, Sara Jane McDonald, Fay Klingensmith, Donna Stone; and many nieces and nephews. Friends will be received on Monday, February 17, 2020 from 2 to 4 & 6 to 8 p.m. in the Curran-Shaffer Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 100 Owens View Ave., Apollo. A Masonic Service will be held on Monday at 7:00 p.m. in the funeral home. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home with Pastor Robert Carney officiating. Interment in Riverview Cemetery, Apollo. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions may be made in Bob’s memory to the Salvation Army Church, 1101 Fifth Ave. New Kensington, PA 15068.
November 16, 1929 - February 14, 202011/16/192902/14/2020
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Robert J. “Bob” Petrilla, 90, of Washington Township, passed away on Friday, February 14, 2020 in AHN- Allegheny Valley Hospital, Natrona Heights.Born November 16, 1929 in Armstrong County, he was a son of the late George & Catherine (Byers) Petrilla.Bob worked as a truck driver for People’s Natural Gas for many years, retiring in 1979. He was a 32nd Degree Member of the Apollo Masonic Lodge #437, the Coudersport Consistory, and the Salvation Army Church in New Kensington. Bob enjoyed woodw...

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