Steven August Petrella – Raccoon Twp.
Steven August Petrella, 73, of Raccoon Twp., passed Wednesday evening, January 26, 2022, at Heritage Valley Beaver. Born May 3, 1948, in Beaver Falls, he was a son of the late Elmer and Frances (Tressler) Petrella. Steve graduated from Monaca High School, was a Vietnam veteran serving in the US Army. He trained with the 101st Airborne, 7th battalion, and 8th field artillery. He retired from Nova Chemical where he worked as a chemical technician. A member of USW local #10-74. He loved camping at Butter Cup campground for the past 21 years. A member of the Board of the Aliquippa Veterans Service Center and volunteered at Helping Hands Food Pantry.
He leaves behind his wife of almost 50 years, Pamela (Mayhue) Petrella, 2 daughters Rhonda (Mark) Krupa and Stefanie Petrella, all of Raccoon Twp.. Two grandsons Austin (Tori) Petrella of Brighton Twp. and Alex (Natalie) Petrella of Cleveland. Brother of Joe (Ann) Petrella, Gary Petrella, Matt (Mary) Petrella, Cheryl (Jeff) Pickrell and Amy (Jeff) Brown. A sister-in-law Peggy (Duane) Kunzmann and brother-in-law Scott McKnight. Also, nieces and nephews survive.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his in-laws Delbert and Martha Mayhue, brother and sister-in-law Dominic and Rose Petrella and a sister-in-law Patsy McKnight.
Family and friends are welcome to call at the MCCONNELL FUNERAL HOME, on Monday from 2-4 and 6-8 pm where his services will be held Tuesday at 11 am, Pastor Tom Knowles of the Christian House Baptist Chapel will officiate. He will be laid to rest in the Mill Creek Hill Cemetery, Georgetown.
Members of the Beaver County Special Unit will meet at the funeral home Tuesday at 11:30 am to conduct military honors.