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Melenyzer Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Inc.
Thursday March 28th, 2019
5:00pm - 8:00pm

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Melenyzer Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Inc.
Friday March 29th, 2019

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Judith Petruschak

Judith Petruschak 78 of Roscoe, died peacefully on Sunday March 24, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family. Born in Fayette City on August 3, 1940, a daughter of Michael and June Tolan Scrip.

Judith was an avid casino player, enjoying her time at the Meadows Racetrack and casino. She was a talented crafter being known for her Raggedy Anns and Andys. Judith was a huge Pittsburgh Penguins fan. She was often seen on her front porch with her family, especially during Roscoe flea market days. Her family considered her their rock and she would have done anything for her children and grandchildren. She was dearly loved by all. On Ocotober 10, 1968 she married Paul “Skip” Petruschak who survives.

Besides her husband she is also survived by 4 children, son  Robert Evans of CA, 4 daughters and sons-in-law Tammy and Tom (Frog) Vadella of Roscoe, Paula and Jaison Coles of Roscoe and Sandy and Darrell Klanchar of Roscoe, 15 grandchildren; Nick (Joan) Morikis, Derrick Klanchar, Kelly Morikis, Paige Findley, Justin Vadella, Paul Klanchar, Beckie (Blake) Moses, Julie Evans, Jordon Vadella, Michael Evans, Sienna Petruschak, Jesse Vadella, Paul Coles and Chris Coles, 9 great-grandchildren, a brother Michael (Janet) Scrip of Charleroi, and her sister Rondell (Stanley) Konat of Blainesburg. She is preceded in death by her daughter Lisa Evans, a granddaughter Mandy Klanchar and a brother David Scrip.

Friends and family will be received on Thursday March 28, 2019 from 5:00pm-8:00pm in the Melenyzer Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Inc. 1008 Furlong Ave., Roscoe, where funeral services will be held on Friday March 29 at 10:30am with Rev. Stephen Wahal officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Coal Center.


Tammy & Tom,
I just now saw this. So sorry to hear about the loss of Mom. I cannot imagine the pain you must be feeling. I have never seen a living pictorial tribute like this. What a great celebration of life. Not sure if you will see this so late? But my prayers to you and the entire family.

Michael Barber Apr 1 2019 12:00 AM

Tammy and family, deepest sympathy to you all. May your mother's memory be eternal. I'm praying for your peace at this hard time. Dana Romito Galis. Derwood Maryland

Dana Romito Galis Mar 28 2019 12:00 AM

I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Sincerely, Tammy Amalong

Tammy Amalong Mar 28 2019 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss.

Janet Kaschok Petitto

Janet Petitto Mar 28 2019 12:00 AM

Paul and Family. It was truly an HONOR to be blessed to know all of you! Thank You all for allowing me to walk Judy's journey with you all.

John A Robinson RN Mar 27 2019 12:00 AM

A GRANDMA'S GARDEN  TABLE BASKET was sent on March 26, 2019


Expression of Sympathy Mar 26 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Judith Petruschak

Dawn Strelecki Nartic Mar 25 2019 12:00 AM

A TROPICAL DISH GARDEN WITH FRESH FLOWERS was sent by Jan Biddle on March 25, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Mar 25 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Judith Petruschak

Jan Biddl Mar 25 2019 12:00 AM

I am so sorry to hear of Judy's passing. She was one of my favorite classmates. A beautiful person in all ways. Blessings and deepest sympathy to Judy's family. RIP, dearest Judy.

Dia Kulak Mar 25 2019 12:00 AM

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