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Keith A. Petruska, a.k.a. “Tiny,” 74, died on July 27th at Manorcare in Laureldale, where he had resided since October 2012. He was born in Lebanon, PA on August 3rd, 1938, the son of Dorothy (Wertz) Petruska Bowen, Albert F. Petruska, and stepfather Robert J. Bowen. He graduated from Reading High School and Kutztown State College, and served four years in the U.S. Air Force. A beloved teddy bear of a dad, he was an accomplished nickname giver to his daughter Kathleen A. Petruska and grandson Henry C. Simon, of Southborough, MA. He enjoyed poker, bowling, sports, food, and time with friends and family. He is survived by his wife of almost 45 years, Marjorie A. (Townsley) Petruska, sister Suzanne (Petruska) Terenchin, brother-in-law William Terenchin, son-in-law Thomas Simon, nephews Patrick and Alex Terenchin, and numerous cousins. There will be no funeral services, but in the coming months there will be a party to celebrate Keith’s life. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the charity of your choice. RIP, BFK.

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