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Joseph Petric

JOSEPH M. PETRIC age 59. Beloved husband for 34 years of Elaine (nee Ludwig), devoted father of Joseph E. (wife Amanda), cherished son of the late Joseph W. and Barbara (nee Skripko), dear brother of Leslie Petric (husband Frank Hounshell) and the late Edward (wife Robin), dearest nephew of Charles and Gloria Skripko, treasured brother in law of JoAnn and Mitchell Oschip and Jeanne and Kevin Jordan, dear uncle and great uncle of many.

Joe was born on January 2, 1959 in Cleveland and passed away on August 24, 2018. He was a resident of Euclid for 59 years and a parishioner of Ss. Robert and William Catholic Parish. Joe was a coach for the Euclid Boys Baseball League as well as the Wickliffe Midget Football League. He graduated from St. Joseph High School in 1977 and proudly went on to work as an Electrician and Chief Housing Inspector for the city of Euclid. Joe loved gardening, coaching baseball, as well as football. He was also a car fanatic, enjoying classic and sporty cars. Joe greatly enjoyed listening to Rock & Roll music and was an avid Cleveland Browns, Indians, and Cavs fan. Before his illness,  Joe enjoyed hunting, fishing, and camping in his free time. Joe was a loving, devoted husband, reserved, giving, and hard working. He was a strong fighter. Joe was a true warrior in fighting his battle for 50 years with Diabetes. His family would like to give a special thank you to the Cleveland Clinic Cardiology Department, Doctors and nurses for all the support and care they provided. Joseph was a loving husband and father. He will be dearly missed by all.

Contributions may be made in memory of Joe to the Juvenille Diabetic Association, 6100 Rockside Woods Blvd., Suite 445, Independence, OH 44131. Celebration of Life Service in memory of Joe officiated by Fr. Joe Fortuna will be Friday August 31 2018 at 5 PM at THE ZEVNIK-COSIC FUNERAL HOME 28890 CHARDON RD. (BETWEEN BISHOP RD AND RT. 91) WILLOUGHBY HILLS. Family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of Joe FRIDAY 3-5 PM.

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  1. Mickie and Larry Grano

    What a wonderful man Joe must have been, and a lovely obituary detailing his life. We offer our deepest condolences and sympathy for all who loved him. May God bless you and be your strength. Love, Mickie and Larry Grano and family

  2. There are no words to express the sorrow in our hearts.
    Please accept our condolences. May your love one Rest In Peace. Thinking of you all.

  3. Barbara Geisssbuhler

    He was a true warrior. May Our Lord take Joe into his arms and welcome him home. It was an honor to have known Joe in my lifetime. To see the twinkle in his eyes when he looked at Elaine. Now there is a new star in the evening sky. It burns brighter and sparkles more then any other star.

  4. Barbara Geissbuhler

    May Our Lord embrace him in his arms and welcome him home. May he find peace and comfort in heaven. It was an honor to know Joe. He was a true warrior in life. When you look up at the stars at night. You will see a new star. Brighter then any other star in the sky. It is Joe smiling down on Elaine and his family. Letting them know that he is ok. Just as his eyes twinkled when he looked at Elaine. Prayers and love to you.

  5. Dear Elaine, Joey and Amanda,
    We cannot express how sorry we our for your loss. Joe is surely going to be missed by us all. Know we will keep you in our thoughts and prayers and be with you through this heartache.
    All our Love,
    JoAnn and Mitch

  6. So sorry to hear of Joe’s passing. My prayers are with you Elaine and your children.
    Cindy Sayer VanHorn

  7. Dear Elaine, Joey and Amanda,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this most difficult time. Words cannot express how much Joe will be missed but he will remain in our hearts forever. May Joe finally be resting peacefully.
    Love,
    Frank, Leslie, Cynthia, Michael, Matt, Colton, Gunner.

  8. Becky(ledger )Dougherty

    I am so sorry Elaine God bless all of you

  9. Anita Ludwig-Macaulay

    I was so very sorry to hear about the loss of your beloved husband Joseph. I am keeping you and your family close at heart and in my prayers during this very difficult time of loss.
    With love and peace, Cousin Anita

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