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In Memory of

John Petricha

July 1, 1927 - November 25, 2016

Obituary


PETRICHA - John Petricha died peacefully in his sleep on Friday, November 25, 2016. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.
Mr. Petricha was a retired graphic artist, beginning his career at Berkel & Associates in Yonkers and ending at Technicon/Bayer Corporation in Tarrytown.
John was the only child of Stephen Petricha and Paraskeva Truchan, immigrants from Belarus and Poland, respectively. Born in 1927 in Hudson, NY, he lived most of his life in Yonkers and served in the U.S. Army after graduating from Saunders High School.
His memory and legacy will be...

PETRICHA - John Petricha died peacefully in his sleep on Friday, November 25, 2016. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.
Mr. Petricha was a retired graphic artist, beginning his career at Berkel & Associates in Yonkers and ending at Technicon/Bayer Corporation in Tarrytown.
John was the only child of Stephen Petricha and Paraskeva Truchan, immigrants from Belarus and Poland, respectively. Born in 1927 in Hudson, NY, he lived most of his life in Yonkers and served in the U.S. Army after graduating from Saunders High School.
His memory and legacy will be kept alive by his adored wife of 57 years, Juliana Gulla Petricha, his children Jacqueline (Al) Silipigni and John (Stacey) Petricha Jr., and four grandchildren -- Carolyn, Robert, Luke and Marin who will forever miss their beloved "Dede".
John's greatest loves were his wife Julie and his family, spending time with them at the Jersey shore, rooting for the New York Jets, hunting/fishing and his Carpatho-Russian Orthodox faith.
Visitation will be at Whalen & Ball Funeral Home in Yonkers on Tuesday, November 29, from 2-6 p.m., with a Panahida at 5 p.m. The funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Mary's Russian Orthodox Church, 485 North Broadway, Yonkers on Wednesday, November 30, at 10 a.m., followed by burial at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Hastings.
Whalen & Ball Funeral Home
168 Park Ave.
Yonkers, N.Y. 10703
(914)965-5488
www.whalenandballfh.com