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November 9, 2013

Jean E. (Marsh) Petrilla

OHIO — PETRILLA – Jean E. (Marsh), 87, Ohio formerly of Windber, died Nov. 8, 2013.  Lifelong resident of Windber, living the last five years with her daughters in Kansas and Ohio.  Born Oct. 27, 1926, in Windber, daughter of the late Samuel and Mary Elizabeth (Belford) Marsh.  Also preceded in death by husband, John G. Petrilla Jr.; infant grandson; brothers, Kenneth, Carl, William and David Marsh; and sisters, Ruth Shaffer and Gertrude Hynick.  Loving mother to Gail, wife of Pete Rich, Olathe, Kan.; Christine, wife of Joseph Kraynick, Canton, Ohio; Gregory Petrilla, and Jack Petrilla, married to the former Betty Lint, both of Windber.  Loving grandmother to Jaison Rich, and wife, Kimberly, and Danielle, wife of John Adams, all of Kansas; Nikki Kraynick, Ohio; Brad Petrilla, Maryland; Brenda, wife of Dan Clark, Pittsburgh; Lindsey Petrilla; Kayla, wife of Adam Cobaugh; and Briana Petrilla.   Great-grandmother to Tanner, Noah, Zachary, Lucas, Matthew, Grace and Sofia.  Sister of Margaret Bartolomucci, Windber, and Fern Ciotti, also her best friend, South Carolina.  Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.  Former employee of Windber Hospital, where she worked for 28 years.  Former member of SS. Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church, Windber.  Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the William Kisiel Funeral Home, Windber, where rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Monday and funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday.  Committal, SS. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Cemetery, Windber.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Palliative Care Aultman Hospital, 2600 6th Street SW, Canton Ohio 44710.

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