Robert R. Petrick

Obituary for Robert R. Petrick

March 31, 2020
Furlong, Pennsylvania


Robert R. Petrick of Furlong, PA, passed away peacefully on March 31, 2020. He was 97 years old. Bob was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, and will be dearly missed. He and his wife, Jacqueline, recently celebrated 46 years of marriage.

Bob was born in Guttenberg, NJ. He was a son of the late Michael and Catherine Petrick of Bristol, PA.

Bob served his country in the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II, in the South Pacific Theater. His motto was always, "my country right or wrong".

He was a member of the American Legion and VFW of Bristol, PA. He enjoyed sports and dancing.

Bob retired in 1988 after many years in supervision and design work associated with the manufacturing area, and worked part-time at home until 2005. Surviving, along with his wife, are three sons and one daughter, and their spouses: Ronald and Lynn Petrick of Levittown, Greg and Beth Petrick of Southampton, Charles and Margaret Petrick of Denton, MD, and Pamela and Chick Wilkins of Langhorne.

Bob is also survived by three step-daughters and their spouses: Sally and Joseph Paddock of Chalfont, Sheila and James Potts of Quakertown, and Renay and Hunter Jones of Raleigh, NC.

He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his son,
Robert R. Petrick, Jr., brothers, William Petrick and Michael Petrick, Sr., and a sister, Eleanor Cantwell.

Bob was the loving grandfather of eleven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in his name can be made to heart and cancer associations. Services will be held privately.

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