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James G. Petrokus

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James G. Petrokus, 73, suddenly entered into eternal life Monday, February 15, 2016. Born in Harrisburg, PA, he was the son of the late Joseph and Helen Kachauowski Petrokus. Jim was a graduate of Linton High School, a communicant of St. Joseph's Church in Schenectady, and a US Army Veteran. He enjoyed fishing and photography, traveling to Florida to visit his sons and grandchildren, and he was a big fan of NASCAR. He was employed by the former Niagara Mohawk for 39 years before retiring. Jim's greatest joy was being the proud father of his two sons, and a grandfather to his wonderful grandchildren. Beloved husband of 50 years to Sandra Baldiga Petrokus; loving father of James J. Petrokus (Robin) and Bart A. Petrokus (Amy) both of Palm Beach, FL; cherished grandfather of James Jr., Matthew, Nicholas and Noah Petrokus; uncle of Richard Korkosz, Victoria Marino and Denise D'Amico; great-uncle of Gabriella, Alexandra and Olivia Marino. He is also survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Susan and John D'Amico; and brother-in-law, Larry Baldiga. Funeral services are private. Donations in Jim's memory may be made to a . To leave the family an online condolence, please visit www.sbfuneralhome.com.

Published in The Daily Gazette on Feb. 18, 2016
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