Joanne (Petrulli) Petriske, 87, of McKeesport, PA passed away on Thursday, November 9, 2023 at UPMC East Hospital.
Born April 5, 1936 in McKeesport, PA the daughter of late Michael and Angie (Gladowski) Petrulli. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in passing by her brothers, Kenneth (surviving Jayne) and Anthony Petrulli.
Joanne, the most loving and devoted mother, grandmother, and aunt of son Anthony (Renee) Rosner of North Huntington PA and the adoring grandmother of Alissity, Adelynn, and Anthony. She is survived by her niece, Devonna Petrulli of McKeesport, PA; nephew, Michael Petrulli of Jacksonville, FL, numerous friends, fur grand children (Shakespeare, Scarlett, Teak, Romeo, and Juliette), and great fur niece Versace (Veve).
Upon graduation from Mckeesport High School, Joanne spent her many years in the business industry. She was the owner of Joanne's Provincial Parlor in Rainbow Shopping Center, Panini Italian Grocery Store, Cupid Vending Machines, and Kenny P's where she was the house chef. Joanne, also spent many years employed at Palmer's Pontiac Dealer in McKeesport. Alongside of these professions, she was McKeesport's infamous "Bookkeeper".
In Joanne's spare time she enjoyed cooking for others, doing crossword puzzles, reading romance paperback novels, and sitting on the front porch with her great fur niece Versace (Veve).
Family and friends are welcome on Thursday, November 16 from 3pm to 8pm at the Alfieri Funeral Home, Inc., 201 Marguerite Ave, Wilmerding, Pa 15148, 412-824-4332. A Blessing Service will be held on Friday at 11am in the funeral home. Joanne will be laid to rest at New St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, North Versailles. Please visit us at www.alfierifuneralhome.com for online condolences.
Originally published November 16, 2023.