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Obituary for Evelyn M. Petrie
Evelyn M. Petrie 85 years of age of Northampton formerly of Catasauqua died Tuesday March 30, 2010 in St. Luke’s Hospice of VNA, Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late Richard R. Petrie. Born in Bath, Pa. she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Ida (Bartolovits) Walakovits. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church of Catasauqua and a member of their former Altar and Rosary Society. Evelyn worked for the Catasauqua School District as a cafeteria worker for over 20 years before retiring. Surviving are daughter Jane Petrie of Northampton, son David husband of Dorothy of Easton, brother Richard Walakovits, sisters Ella Budias and Joan DeMarco, grandchildren David and Tracey and four great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her sisters Ida Nagy, Rose Horvath, Anna Keppel, Emma Kopfensteiner and Arlene Dech, brothers Robert and Joseph Walakovits. Funeral services will be 10:00am Tuesday April 6, 2010 in St. Mary’s Catholic Church 122 Union Street Catasauqua, Pa. 18032. Call 7:00pm until 8:30pm Monday and 8:30am until 9:30am Tuesday in the Brubaker Funeral Home, Inc. 234 Walnut Street Catasauqua. Memorial contributions may be sent to the church.