Marguerite V. Petro


Marguerite V. Petro, 98, a former resident of Paxinos, passed away on Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, at Frey Village, Middletown.
She was born Dec. 10, 1920, in Sunbury, a daughter of the late George and Edna (Drumm) Eyster. She was married to Lawrence Petro who preceded her in death in 1989.

Marguerite was a 1940 graduate of Sunbury High School.
She was formerly employed by the Arrow Shirt Company, Shamokin, and was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Elysburg.
Marguerite enjoyed cooking and canning.

She is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Edward and Carole Petro of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; one daughter and son-in-law, Sylvia and John McAnnaney of Middletown; four grandchildren, Robert Petro, Debra Camperale, Stacey Schutte and Kelly McAnnaney; and seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by 12 siblings.

A viewing will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, at the First Presbyterian Church, Elysburg, followed by the funeral at 11.
Interment will be in the Northumberland Memorial Park, Stonington. A luncheon will follow at the Wayside Inn, Paxinos.

In lieu of flowers, friends are asked to make donations to the First Presbyterian Church, Elysburg or the Evangelical Church of the Good Shepard, Middletown.

Arrangements are by the Jerre Wirt Blank Funeral Home, 395 State St., Sunbury.
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Paul & Nina Goodrich
Aug 21, 2019
So very sorry to hear of Ed’s Mother’s demise.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
God rest her soul. Rest In Peace .
Janet and Ed Peck
Aug 21, 2019
Our deepest sympathy to the Petro family on the loss of your Mother, Grandmother, and Great Grandmother. May the memories you hold in your heart bring healing, peace and comfort to you. Love lives on forever in the heart.
Rosemary Avillion
Aug 21, 2019
I’m so sorry for your loss. Prayers for you all.
Shirley Bastian
Aug 21, 2019
My deepest sympathy on the loss of your Mother. Grandmother & Great Grandmother.
Dawn Deaner
Aug 21, 2019
Spending a pleasant day with Mom and Sylvia canning applesauce.
Most of all.....your beautiful smile!