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Paul F. Petro

AGE: 87 • Bear

Paul F. Petro, age 87, of Bear, DE, went home to be with the Lord surrounded by his loving family Tuesday, May 3, 2016. Paul was a dedicated employee of Merck Industries. He was "Mr. Fix It" and could be counted on to keep everything in working order. Paul was a Mensa Member with an intelligence score of 98%. Athletically he coached his children in softball and baseball and was an avid fan of the Phillies and Eagles. Paul was a generous person as was shown with his involvement in a variety of charities - especially those relating to animals. As a family man, Paul cherished his family and looked forward to vacationing with them at the shore in Wildwood.

Paul is survived by his 3 children: Roxane Ferguson (Kevin), Nicole Petro (Ron), and Brent Petro (Jennie); 7 grandchildren: Adrianna (Adam), Alexis, Zachery, Luke, Sydney, Bryn, and Collin; and 1 great grandchild, Delanie; 3 brothers, Bobby Petro (Donna), Frankie Petro, and Tommy Petro (Tammy); 2 sisters, Cecilia Wozniak and Frances Rubenstein (Maynard); and sister-in-law, Anna Petro. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Anna Petro; wife, Agnes Petro; and brother, John Petro.

A visitation will be held Monday, May 9, 2016 from 12 noon - 1 PM in the Strano & Feeley Family Funeral Home, 635 Churchmans Rd., Newark, De 19702 followed by a service in celebration of Paul's life at 1 PM. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Delaware Hospice, 16 Polly Drummond Rd., Center 2nd floor, Newark, DE 19711. For directions or to send an online condolence visit

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Published in The News Journal on May 6, 2016
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