Arnold T. 'Herb' Petrone, 93, of Curwensville died on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at the Ridgeview Eldercare and Rehabilitation Center, Curwensville.
He was born on August 4, 1924 in Reynoldsville, a son of the late Luigi and Thomasine (Malogoni) Petrone.
Mr. Petrone retired from the New Cumberland Army Depot where he worked in security. He liked to hunt, watch football and to be around people while always having a joke to tell. Most of all, Mr. Petrone loved spending time with his family. He was a member of St. Timothy Catholic Church, Curwensville, the Curwensville American Legion Post #505 and a life member of the Curwensville VFW Post #0842.
Mr. Petrone served with the U. S. Navy and was a veteran of World War II.
He is survived by his wife, Jeanne E. (Straw) Petrone; a son, Ronny 'Pete' Petrone and wife Debora of Curwensville; three grandchildren, Jill Test and husband Lynn of Curwensville, Jan Duke of Grampian, and Joe Sopic and wife Crystal of Curwensville; seven great grandchildren; a brother, James Petrone and wife Rhetta of Tampa, FL; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four sisters, Blanche Pozniak, Bredamine Petrone, Violetta Petrone and Margaret Tucker; and four brothers, Philip, Dominic, Albert and Gabriel Petrone.
Funeral services will be held at the Kevin A. Beardsley Funeral Home, Curwensville on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at 5 PM with Father Stephen L. Collins officiating.
Friends will be received at the funeral home on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 from 1-5 PM.
The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to St. Timothy Catholic Church, 306 Walnut Street, Curwensville, the Rescue Hose and Ladder Ambulance Service, 408 Filbert Street, Curwensville or to maintenance of the World War II Memorial in Curwensville by making checks payable to Curwensville Pike Twp. Historical Society, PO Box 3, Curwensville.
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