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George "Pete" Petro

October 14, 2019

Obituary

George 'Pete' Petro
Age 99, on Monday, October 14, 2019. Husband of the late Rose V. (Sakely) Petro. Father of Kenneth M., Jeffrey A. (Mona) and the late Michael G. Petro. Grandfather of Scott, Sarah, Benjamin, Kristina (Jack) Velasco-Mills, Neal and the late Luke Petro. Special Extended Family of Katie (Kris) McDonough and Clay Mucha. Pete proudly served in the U.S. Navy during World War II seeing action in the battles of Iwo Jima and Okinawa in the Pacific Theater.  If wealth is measured in lives touched, Pete died the world's richest man.  Celebration of Pete's life will be on Friday 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the Boron Funeral Home Inc., 1719 Brownsville Road. Funeral Prayers on Saturday at 9:45 AM. Mass of Christian Burial in Holy Apostles Parish at St. Basil Church at 10:30 AM. In lieu of flowers please donate to Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh at www.givetochildrens.org. 
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Services

Visitation
Friday
October 18, 2019

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Boron Funeral Home, Inc.
1719 Brownsville Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15210

Visitation
Friday
October 18, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Boron Funeral Home, Inc.
1719 Brownsville Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15210

Mass of Christian Burial
Saturday
October 19, 2019

10:30 AM
Holy Apostles Parish at St. Basil Church
1735 Brownsville Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15210

Committal following funeral services
Saturday
October 19, 2019

St. Wendelin Cemetery
2728 Custer Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15227

Donations

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
One Children's Hospital Drive, 4401 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15224
Web: http://www.givetochildrens.org.

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