Martha K. Petry

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  • "Sterling and Family we are sorry to hear of the passing of..."
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Martha Kathryn Petry, 78, of Westminster, died Friday, March 22, 2013, at Carroll Hospital Center.

Born Feb. 22, 1935, in Glen Rock, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Claude and Mollie Rosenbaum Hetrick. She was the wife of Sterling G. "Pete" Petry, whom she married March 5, 1953.

She was a member of the Westminster Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxillary. She enjoyed spending time with her family, children and grandchildren. She also enjoyed bingo, puzzles, word search books, NASCAR, football and basketball. She enjoyed the song "Why Me Lord?"

Surviving, in addition to her husband, are son Raymond G. Petry and wife Tracy, of Westminster; daughter Deborah K. Green and companion Michael Harris, of Hampstead; grandchildren Bradley D. Green and wife Danielle, of Manchester; Timothy A. and Christopher K. Petry; and great-granddaughter Teaghen J. Green; sisters-in-law Doris Zeitz and Ann and Daisy Petry; brothers-in-law Edward and Donald Petry; and many other brothers-in-law and extended family.

She was predeceased by son Sterling Petry, Jr. and by brothers Wade, Raymond and Bill Hetrick

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Pritts Funeral Home and Chapel, 412 Washington Road, Westminster.

A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with Deacon Charles Barnhart Jr. officiating. Interment will be in Kriders Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Pritts Funeral Home to defray funeral costs.

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412 Washington Road
Westminster, MD 21157
Published in Carroll County Times on Mar. 24, 2013
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