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“Janice and family. We were stunned to hear the tragic news about Mike. There are no words to adequately express our sympathy for your families loss...Read More »
1 of 27 | Posted by: Becky and Gary McCaig

“Janice & Family - we are so sorry for Michael's passing. I will always remember his smile, kind approach and wit. As a younger cousin, I always...Read More »
2 of 27 | Posted by: Steve and Lisa Petrovich & Family

“Janice: I am so sorry for your loss. I'm so glad I got to see Mike a few days prior. When he would start harassing Rich about golf, it would just...Read More »
3 of 27 | Posted by: Glenna Whitehead

“Chris, and family, I'm so sorry to hear about your dad. Any time I saw him, he would gave me a smile and A hug. He was always so sweet. You and...Read More »
4 of 27 | Posted by: Becky Gilbert Gilkey

“Dear Janice,Helen and family,Please accept our deepest sympathy. I am so sorry for your loss. I will never forget his smile,laugh and kind words. You...Read More »
5 of 27 | Posted by: Ron and Carol Trubilowicz

“Janice, We are so sorry to hear of Mike's passing. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Pauline and Stephen Varitek ”
6 of 27 | Posted by: Stephen Varitek

“I so sorry for your loss. I went to school, work with Mike in the mill and Auto Zone and golfed with him. He will be missed very much by all who...Read More »
7 of 27 | Posted by: John Tunanidas

“Chris, Heather, and Taylor I am so sorry for your loss my heart goes out to you and your family. ”
8 of 27 | Posted by: Rick Games

“Chris, We are so sorry to hear about your dad, this stuff is never easy!! We are here for you guys if you would need anything, no matter how far...Read More »
9 of 27 | Posted by: Taryn and Kevin Sherry

“Dear Family how very sorry I am to hear of Mikes death.I know how hard it is to accept.He was such a great guy and I will remember him in many ways...Read More »
10 of 27 | Posted by: JUdi Gaynor

“Dear Janice and Family, I was so saddened to hear of Mike's passing. a sweet family and many friends to share your sorrow. may you be beheld in...Read More »
11 of 27 | Posted by: Donna Shook

“Janice & family, I'm so very sorry to read of your loss. Prayers for your family ”
12 of 27 | Posted by: Rhonda Banfield

“Helen and Family, Please accept our deepest condolences for the loss of Michael. You are in our thoughts and prayers. May his memory be eternal! ...Read More »
13 of 27 | Posted by: Sandy and Bob Yeske and family

“Very sorry for your loss. You have my deepest sympathy. ”
14 of 27 | Posted by: Nick & Arlene Fuscardo

“Michael, Michelle and Family My deepest sympathy goes out to you all during this time. Please know that you all are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
15 of 27 | Posted by: Dyane Dick

“We are so sorry to hear about Mike. Our condolences to your entire family. Mike was a great guy. ”
16 of 27 | Posted by: James and Ann Balla

“Dear Janice and family, I'm so very sorry for the loss of friend, husband and your children's father and grandfather, he was a very special man and...Read More »
17 of 27 | Posted by: Gwen Fuscardo

“It is with a heavy heart that we express our condolences. It is always so difficult to say what you really feel. Mike's sense of humor and infectious...Read More »
18 of 27 | Posted by: Toni and Michael Gurskey

“Dear Janice and family, we are so sorry and saddened for your loss. Mike loved his family so much and was a good friend to many. He will be missed...Read More »
19 of 27 | Posted by: Albert and Linda Stasko

“Dear Janice and family, Ted and I are out of the country and were so shocked to hear about Mike. He always greeted us with a smile. Please accept...Read More »
20 of 27 | Posted by: Janet Zatezalo

“Helen and family, I am sorry to hear the passing of Mike. Knew Mike well while living in Weirton. I will miss him. Mike was a great friend and...Read More »
21 of 27 | Posted by: Nick Kundrat

“To Petrovich family. We are so sorry for your loss.May God hold you in his arms and comfort you in this time of sorrow.Our thoughts and...Read More »
22 of 27 | Posted by: Jack and Flo Cassella (Jennifer's Aunt and Uncle)

“Janice and Family There are no words to express our saddness for your loss. Mike was a wonderful husband ,father and grandfather. But especially he...Read More »
23 of 27 | Posted by: Jerry &Mickey; Fulmer

“Janice, Michelle, Chad, Caleb, and Kyler Mike was one of my favorites. I can't believe the news having just seen him 2 weeks ago. My heart aches...Read More »
24 of 27 | Posted by: Lori Petrella

“Janice and family. We were deeply saddened to hear of Mike's passing.Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May god bless and keep you both. ”
25 of 27 | Posted by: Ted and Becky Bouyoucas

“Janice and family - I am so sorry for your loss. My heart aches for all of you. My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
26 of 27 | Posted by: Lisa (DiMatteis) Sentich

“So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and family. ”
27 of 27 | Posted by: Marcia (Kovalik) Kobily

Michael R. Petrovich Sr., 70, of Weirton died Wednesday May 17, 2017, at UPMC Presbyterian in Pittsburgh, PA. Born on June 27, 1946, in Steubenville, OH, Michael was the son of Dorothy Alexander Petrovich of Weirton, WV,and the late Eli "Otts" Petrovich. A Navy veteran of the Vietnam era, Michael returned to Weirton and worked for Weirton Steel where he retired as a mechanic in the Company Garage. Mike was an avid golfer who enjoyed a daily round of golf during golf season at Mountaineer Woodview Golf Club. He golfed many years in the Weirton Steel League. The two highlights of his golfing career came when he and his son had the opportunity to play Augusta National Golf Club, not once but twice. In his earlier years he enjoyed bowling in the Weirton Steel leagues. But most of all Mike loved his wife and family and treasured being Pap Paps to his grandchildren. He had the pleasure of attending many of their events. Mike was a member of Saint Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, and the Knights of Columbus 3734. In addition to his mother, Dorothy, Mike is survived by his loving wife, who he married on September 7, 1968, Janice Marie Nichols; his two sons, Christopher Michael Petrovich (Heather) of Bruceton, Mills, WV and Michael Robert Petrovich, Jr. (Jennifer) of Lexington, SC; his daughter, Michelle Marie Rockhold (Chad) of Colliers, WV; his sister, Helen Petrovich of Weirton, WV; his five grandchildren, Taylor, Gunner, Caleb, Gage and Kyler; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Sunday at the Greco Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Monday at Saint Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, 229 California Avenue, Weirton. Interment will follow at Highland Hills Memorial Gardens with military honors by the American Legion Honor Guard and the U.S. Navy. Memorial contributions may be made to the Table of Hope, 3301 West Street, Weirton, WV 26062.

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