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Michael Petruska, Jr.

November 12, 1929 — May 31, 2018

New Sewickley Township

Michael Petruska, Jr., age 88 of New Sewickley Township, on Thursday, May 31, 2018; Beloved husband for 26 years of Tyola;  loving father of Korin (Chuck) LaCroix, T. Justine Petruska, Michael K. (Molly) Petruska and  Amanda (Matthew) Pilz.  He cherished time with his grandchildren, Dylan, Tyler and Bryant LaCroix, Noah, Savannah, Sadie and Kadin Pilz, and Hattie Petruska.  He was born in Woods Run , son of the late Michael and Tekla Petruska, Ukrainian immigrants; brother of Olga Petruska and William (Jean) Petruska; preceded in death by seven siblings.  He was an Army veteran of the Korean War who loved music, history, and the pursuit of knowledge.  He was active in Barbershop singing for 30 years.  Above all, Michael valued relationships and prioritized time with family and friends.  He was deeply loved and will be dearly missed.

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Monday, June 4, 2018

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Thomas P. Kunsak Funeral Home, Inc.

3552 California Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212

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Service of Christian Burial

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

St. George Ukrainian Catholic Church

3455 California Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212

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