2012-09-29 / Obituaries

Chris John Petroff Jr.

Chris John Petroff Jr., age 85, of Lisbon, passed away Sept. 19, 2012, at home after a lengthy illness. He was born April 23, 1927, in Albion, MI, to Chris and Haddie (Jasienski) Petroff.

Chris retired from American Steel Foundries in Alliance in 1988 after 25 years of service. He was a World War II veteran of the Navy, serving on the USS Pennsylvania.

He enjoyed golfing, ice fishing and horse racing.

Survivors include daughter, Stefanie (Jim) Higgins of Kensington; sons, Kirk (Karen) Petroff of Glen Burnie, MD, and Tim (Debbie) Petroff of Columbus; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and brother, Pondale Petroff of Marshall, MI.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 40 years, Sue (Blanchard) Petroff, who died in 1988; his brother, Ted Petroff; sister, Jenny Getty; and special friend, Mary Potts.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to Home Instead, 1893 Columbus Road, Granville, OH 43023.

Arrangements are by Hoskinson Schoedinger Funeral Home, Thornville.

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