Joann M. Petravage

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    - Peggy Mayhue
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    - Chrissy

Joann M. Petravage, 62, of West West Terrace, was called home to the Lord on Tuesday night at the Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest, Allentown.

Born in Pottsville, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Anna Orlosky Terleckas.

She was a 1972 graduate of Pottsville High School. She was a patient transport assistant with Lehigh Valley Hospital-Schuylkill. She was a member of St. Michael the Archangel Church, Minersville. She was an avid Philadelphia Eagle and Penn State Nittany Lion football fan. She also enjoyed trips to the New York state wineries.

She is survived by her husband of 18 years, C. Barry Petravage; two daughters, Janelle Richmond and her husband, Scott, Harrisburg, and Nicole Messier and her husband, Jake, Worcester, Mass.; a brother, David Terleckas and his wife, Ann, Pottsville; five grandchildren, Sabrina and Hanna Richmond, and Indiana, Haley and Jack Messier.

Relatives and friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Donald J. Butler Funeral Home, 328 Sunbury St., Minersville. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Michael the Archangel Church, 539 Sunbury St., Minersville. The Rev. Christopher M. Zelonis will officiate. Interment will be in St. Vincent's No. 2 Cemetery, Minersville. The family would prefer remembrances of Joann in the form of contributions to the Hillside SPCA, P.O. Box 233, 51 SPCA Road, Pottsville, PA 17901. Contributions will also be accepted at the funeral home. To offer condolences to the family or to light a candle in Joann's memory, visit

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Published in Republican & Herald on Aug. 12, 2017