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Mr. Peter C. Petrole Obituary


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“I worked with Pete for over 10 years and was able to play a few rounds of golf with him as well. Pete had one of the wildest golf swings I have ever...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Jeff Loux - Elkton, MD

“I met Peter in Maine at his brother in-laws (David) wedding. Peter brought some beer (Yingling) up from PA that all the guys enjoyed. Since then I...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Mark Girolamo - Aurora, IL

“Julie, John and I want to send our deepest and sincerest condolences to you and Pete`s family. I remember his great smile and zest for life...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Christine Resteghini - Billerica, MA

“With deepest sympathy to all of Peter'sfamily, The first thing I thought of when I heard your tragic news,was Peter's laugh all those many years...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Joan Lockwood Smith - Slatington, PA

“Here's to you Pete! I've had a few days to think about this now and here's what I say: First, I hope your whole family is surrounded by all of your...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Chris - Waconia, MN - Friend

“Julie, Our deepest sympathies and condolences to you, Julie, and the rest of Pete's family. You are all in our prayers. We will always remember...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Jose and Hilary Valentin - TX

“To the Family, May God wrap is loving arms around all of you giving you peace during your time of sorrow. God Bless you and keep you!!!! ”
7 of 14 | Posted by: Kelley Ryan - Hampton, VA

“To the family of Pete Petrole, My sincerest condolences of the loss of your husband, dad, brother, and buddy. Although I didn't know Pete all that...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Chester Dingus - Indianapolis, IN

“Dear Julie! I am so sorry for your loss. I worked with Pete back in his earliest Brosco days . Pete and I spoke on the phone frequently...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Lance Chevalier - Cotuit , MA

“Julie, I'm so sorry to hear about Peter's passing. Just want you to know that I'm thinking about you. Take care of yourself. Love, Jules ”
10 of 14 | Posted by: Julie Bryant - Westford, MA

“Our deepest sympathies and condolences to you, Julsie, and the rest of Pete's family. Prayers and thoughts with you.....Sunshine, Amber, Ava, and...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Sunshine George - Boothwyn, PA

“I'm so sorry to hear about your loss. Please know my prayers and thoughts are with you during this time of sadness. Love always- ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: Kristi Curtin - Canandaigua, NY

“Julie ......Greg and I are so sorry to hear of Peter's sudden passing....I only met Peter once when we were all in Aruba that time back in 2009 with...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Christine (Margosian) Sarmanian - MA

“We rember the tresckow peter the wild fun but always caring peter through good times and bad he always found something to make you smile we where...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: jean ann elko (carelli) and Gloria liene ( lockwood) - PA


Peter C. Petrole, age 52, of Wilmington, DE, formerly Tresckow, PA died suddenly on April 8, 2012.

Peter was a devoted and loving husband to his wife Julie Sarmanian, loving father to son Peter F. and wife Katie Petrole, of Northampton, PA and daughter Kyra Leigh Petrole, of Canandaigua, NY, and grandfather to Bella and Brooklyn Petrole. Peter's companion King James the cat misses his buddy.

Peter is also survived by his mother Esther, predeceased father Peter, siblings Gary & Maryann Petrole, Janice & Mike Canzler, Gina & Gary Balash, Chris & Amy Petrole, Lori & Rich Dudek, Gerry & Tina Petrole and Cindy & Craig Deitz and many nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his loving in-laws Jack & Sandy Sarmanian and David, Donna, Nicholas and Sammy Sarmanian.

Peter was a successful service manager for Andersen Windows. He is remembered very warmly by his many colleagues and customers. Peter was an active member of his community's board of directors.

Peter was an avid outdoorsman who savored the earth's gifts. He loved camping, hunting, hiking, fishing, beach time, boating, biking, skiing and peacefully watching wildlife. Peter designed and built an artisan backyard fence that, along with his landscaping, arborist and gardening skills created a backyard sanctuary that was home to family, friends and the birds. Peter was a master craftsman whose talents included carpentry and fine woodworking.

Peter touched many lives in profound ways. With family and friends, he could be found playing golf in the dewy morning, watching baseball in the afternoon sun and cheering on his Jets at night. Peter is remembered for his enormous heart, endless stories, infectious laugh, sincerity and spontaneity. Peter was always ready to extend a helping hand to any relative, friend or neighbor in need.

Peter enriched the lives of countless friends and family. His loss is countered by many rich memories.

The laughs were many and the love will endure.

Viewing will be held Thursday, April 12 from 6-8 pm at the Chandler Funeral Home, 2506 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE 19803. Mass will be offered on Friday, April 13 at 1 pm at Church of All Saints, McAdoo, PA. Interment will take place Monday, April 16 at 12:30 pm at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, PA.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Wounded Warrior Project Org.