Jean Petro died Thursday, January 20, 2011 in St. Petersburg, Fl. Born in North Braddock, PA, April 27, 1922, age 88. Formerly of McKeesport and White Oak, she was a homemaker, wife and mother. A member of the Pasadena Community United Methodist Church in St. Petersburg, she was a graduate of McKeesport High School. Mrs. Petro lived in McKeesport from age 5 until her marriage in 1941, and worked 10 years before retirement in 1984, when she and her husband retired to St. Petersburg, FL.
Daughter of the late Henry Edward and Anna Marie Gleditsch Thrasher, she is survived by her husband of 69 years, Thomas J. Petro, Sr., and is survived by 4 sons, Harry T. Petro of Hamlin, NY, Robert L. Petro of St. Petersburg, FL, Tom Petro, Jr. of Dundee, NY, and Richard E. Petro of Dunnellon, FL; also by 6 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, and 2 great great granddaughters.
Friends will be received in the Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA 15132 on Friday, February 4, 2011 from 6-9 PM. A service will take place Saturday, February 5 at 10:00 AM with the Rev. Glen Irvin officiating. Interment will follow in Monongahela Cemetery, Braddock, PA.