Meadville Tribune

June 23, 2007


6/23/07 — FAIRVIEW — Peter Petruso, 82, of Fairview, passed away Thursday, June 21, 2007, at home.

Born in Meadville Dec. 18, 1924, he was the son of the late Frank and Arisma Petruso.

Peter was a football all-star on the all-conference team in the U.S. Army during World War II. He had been the manager of the State Street Food Market for 35 years.

He was preceded by his wife, Clara Catalino Petruso; a sister, Marian Petruso; five brothers, Joe, Tony, Sandy, Dom and Sam Petruso; and a stepdaughter, Sandra Allio.

Surviving are two sons, Peter M. Petruso and his wife, Joan, and Richard (Rick) Petruso and his wife, Beverly, all of Erie; a stepson, Frank Petruso of Erie; 13 grandchildren, Tara King, Irma Bean, Chris Allio, Mark, Victor, Stephanie, Anthony, Greg, Nicole, Paul and Matthew Petruso, Lori Sobin and Jamie Brin; 12 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be at Brugger Home for Funerals, 1595 W. 38th at Greengarden Boulevard, Erie, Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.

Services will be conducted there Monday at 11 a.m.

Interment will be in Laurel Hill Cemetery.

Condolences may be sent at Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.