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Robert F. Petty

April 26, 1939 ~ April 27, 2021 (age 82)

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Robert Francis Petty 82 of Stockdale went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 27, 2021. Born on April 26, 1939 in Monessen a son of the the late Frank J and Mary Veronica Petty.

After his schooling, he enlisted into the United States Army National Guard. Bob retired from the Pittsburgh State Penitentiary where he worked as a guard. He was a life member (51 years) at the Stockdale Volunteer Fire Department #17 where he called bingo and served as the secretary for several years. Bob was an avid golfer for many years.

He is survived by his daughter Francie Lee Rudy of Bealeton, VA, 2 granddaughters; Victoria (Allen) Graves of Bealeton VA,  and Samantha Jo Rudy of Bealeton VA, one great grandson who was his “Buddy Boy” Aiden Joseph Graves of Bealeton VA, and his sister Mary (Robert) Popella of Rostraver.

He is preceded in death by his loving wife of 59 years Ruth Ann O’Savage Petty, two daughters; Annette Marie Petty and Deborah Ann Petty, and brother Frank J Petty Jr.

Private burial in Howe Cemetery, Long Branch. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Melenyzer Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Inc. Roscoe.

Family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Stockdale Volunteer Fire Department.

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