John Petrich

Obituary of John Vincent Petrich

John Vincent Petrich, 74, of Morgantown, passed away peacefully with his wife by his side and family nearby surrounded by the presence of God and the great cloud of witnesses on Wednesday, May 11, 2022. He was born April 25, 1948 in Morgantown, a son of the late Joseph and Emily (McCartney) Petrich. John was a member of LIFE United Methodist Church in Fairmont. He served in the United States Navy for four years and in the Navy Reserves for five years. He retired as a welder and pipefitter from General Electric after approximately 34 years of service and was a lifelong farmer. He was a student of science and history and was an avid hunter and fisherman. John was a kind, sweet, and gentle man. He is survived by his wife of 17 years, Peggy Scharff Petrich; siblings, Carolyn Smith and her husband Bill, Joe Petrich, and Alice Radabaugh and her husband Jim; niece and nephew, Nikki Samoda and her husband Ken and Troy Smith; sisters and brothers in law, Ann Sweany and her husband Ray, Phyllis Weyand and her husband Ken, and Keith Scharff. He is also survived by many other nieces, nephews, and cousins. Friends and family will be received at Hastings Funeral Home, 153 Spruce St., Morgantown on Monday, May 16th from 6-8 PM and again on Tuesday, May 17th from 10 AM until the time of the funeral service at 11:00 AM with Rev. Larry Buckland officiating. Interment will follow at Summers Cemetery off Halleck Rd. in Morgantown. Military funeral flag folding services will be conducted at the graveside by the United States Navy. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in John’s memory to LIFE United Methodist Church, 3000 Technology Dr., Fairmont, WV 26554. Online condolences may be made at www.hastingsfuneralhome.com.
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Monday
16
May

Visitation

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday, May 16, 2022
Hastings Funeral Home
153 Spruce St.
Morgantown, West Virginia, United States
Tuesday
17
May

Visitation

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Hastings Funeral Home
153 Spruce St.
Morgantown, West Virginia, United States
Tuesday
17
May

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Hastings Funeral Home
153 Spruce St.
Morgantown, West Virginia, United States
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