John Paul Petrosky

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John Paul "Pete" Petrosky, 70, a four year resident of Gambrills who previously lived for 36 years in Severn, died February 5, 2015 at Baltimore Washington Medical Center of cardiac arrest after a brief illness. Born December 28, 1944 in Ohio, Pete graduated from Follansbee High School in 1962. He then spent four years in the Air Force, achieving the rank of sergeant, before going to work for the Bendix Corporation in Columbia. A member of St. Bernadette's Catholic Church in Severn, he was an avid golfer and avid supporter of the basketball and football teams at West Virginia University. He is survived by his wife, Carol Petrosky, whom he married July 6, 1974, and his brother, Stanley Petrosky of Colliers, WV. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Edward and Walter Petrosky. A memorial mass will be celebrated on Saturday, February 21 at 1:00 PM at St. Bernadette's, 801 Stevenson Road, Severn, MD 21144, followed by a reception at the Crofton Country Club, 1691 Crofton Parkway, Crofton, MD 21114 from 2:30-5:30 PM. Inurnment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the WVU Foundation/Comfort Fund. In the memo line of the check, please be sure to put John Petrosky's name. Checks may be mailed to the Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center, P.O. Box 8110, Morgantown, WV 26506.

Published in The Capital Gazette on Feb. 10, 2015