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L. Howard Petre

October 8, 1922 November 17, 2018
L. Howard Petre
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Obituary for L. Howard Petre

L. Howard Petre, of Varysburg, passed away on November 17, 2018 at the tender age of 96. He was born in Orchard Park, NY to the late Albert and the late Gertrude Petre.

Howard owned and operated Varysburg Agway and Embt Maple for many years. He is past Fire Chief of the Varysburg Fire Department and was caretaker of Varysburg Cemetery. Howard spent over 65 years with the love of his life, Jean. He was a member of the St. Joachim & Anne Church.

Howard was predeceased by his parents, Albert and Gertrude; sister, Joanne; brothers, George, Ray, Albert, and Richard.

He is survived by his loving wife Jean (Embt) Petre of Varysburg; children, Michael (Lynette) Petre, Mark (Barb) Petre, and Brian (Cheryl) Petre; his sister, Mary Lou Petre; eight grandchildren, and 4 great grandchildren.

There will be no prior visitation. Services will be at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Varysburg Fire Department in honor of Howard. For more information please call (585) 591-1212 or to leave a message of condolence visit Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street, Attica, New York 14011.

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Services will be set for a future date to be determined.

Memorial Contribution

Varysburg Volunteer Fire Department

2446 (Route 20A) Main Street
Varysburg, NY 14167

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