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Agnes (Povlish) Petroka

September 15, 1924 ~ August 12, 2020 (age 95)

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Obituary

Agnes Petroka, 95, of Fayette City, PA, passed away on Wednesday, August 12, 2020. Agnes was born September 15, 1924, in Fayette City, PA, daughter of the late Thomas and Elizabeth Povlish. After graduating from Marion High School Agnes worked for the War Department in Newark, NJ. After the war Agnes returned home, married, and was a homemaker and caregiver to many in her family. Friends and family alike were blessed by her boundless kindness and generosity. She was a member of Holy Spirit Roman Catholic Church, Fayette City, Pa. The family would like to thank the staff at The Rehabilitation and Nursing Center at Greater Pittsburgh in Greensburg, PA for their warmth and compassion. Agnes is survived by her daughter Sandra Boyles and husband Mike of Fayette City, son George Petroka and wife Marti of Wayne, PA, and the proud grandmother of five grandchildren Erin O’Bryan, Michael, and Jenna Boyles and Andrew and Katie Petroka and three great-grandchildren, Elizabeth, Helen, and Josephine O’Bryan.  Agnes was preceded in death by her husband, George Petroka; brothers John, Thomas, and Steven Povlish and sister, Iva Birscak. A private viewing for friends and family will be held on Friday, August 14 from 5-8 pm with private funeral service at the Eley/McCrory Funeral Home at 10:00 am on Saturday, August 15. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Catholic Charities. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Eley/McCrory Funeral Home, Inc., Fayette City, PA. www.eleymccroryfuneralhome.com.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
August 14, 2020

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Eley Mccrory Funeral Home, Inc.
334 Main Street
Fayette City, PA 15438

Blessing Service
Saturday
August 15, 2020

10:00 AM
Eley Mccrory Funeral Home, Inc.
334 Main Street
Fayette City, PA 15438

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