Anthony Petraitis(1948 - 2013)

iconphoto Anthony Elio Petraitis, passed away March 15, 2013 at the age of 64 years; born August 16, 1948, on the South Side of Chicago; the only child of the late Veronica and Anthony Petraitis; beloved husband of 42 years to Marie, nee Burhfiend; his most loved daughter Nicole (Jeff) Kent; proud grandfather of Xander, and Willow, and their dog, Chloe; dear brother in law of Jackie and Roger Swanberg, and many nieces and nephews who called him "Uncle Pizza" Tony spent his last few hours with his beloved family. Tony served 23 years in the U.S. Navy and Air Force combined. Visitation at the Pedersen- Ryberg Mortuary 435 N. York Rd. Elmhurst on Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. Prayers at the mortuary, Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 8:30 a.m. followed by a 9:30 a.m. Funeral Mass at Visitation Catholic Church, Elmhurst. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Alsip, IL . Memorials to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital ( appreciated. For info 630-834-1133 or

Funeral Home

Pedersen-Ryberg Mortuary
435 York Road Elmhurst, IL 60126
(630) 834-1133

Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication from Mar. 21 to Mar. 22, 2013