Catherine F. Petrey

Catherine F. Petrey

NEWARK: A funeral service for Catherine F. Petrey, 87, of Newark, will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday at Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, with Rev. Charlie Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, 985 N. 21st St. Newark.

Mrs. Petrey, a retired school teacher for over 50 years from Newark City Schools, passed away November 19, 2013, at Kindred Healthcare.

She was born September 19, 1926, in Newark, to the late Charles Ray and Leona Louise (Gilmore) Thompson.

She was a member of the Second Presbyterian Church, and Eastern Star.

She is survived by her son, Jim Petrey of Newark; grandchildren, Nicki Petrey and Allie Petrey both of Newark; granddaughter, Raeleigh Skidmore of Newark, and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond L. Petrey; and brothers, James, Bill, John "Pete" and Bob Thompson.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio, PO Box 430, Newark, Ohio 43056-0430.

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Brucker & Kishler Funeral Home
985 North 21st Street Newark, OH 43055

Published in the Advocate on Nov. 21, 2013