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The Purple Heart is the oldest American military combat honor still in existence. Awarded to those who are wounded or killed in any action against an enemy of the United States, the Purple Heart is a symbol of courage and dedication in the face of mortal danger. This memorial site is dedicated to all the brave men and women who have been awarded this honor.
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Remembering the life, death and legacy of Purple Heart recipient Lawrence Petro

MOUNT CARMEL - Lawrence J. "Butch" Petro, 69, of 51 E. Railroad St., died suddenly Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. He was born in Bloomsburg, Nov. 23, 1948, a son of the late Lawrence Petro and Robert and Charlotte Michaels. Butch was a lifelong resident of the Mount Carmel and Catawissa areas. He was educated in Southern Columbia Schools and worked for numerous employers doing construction and mine work. He then became self-employed opening the Petro...
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