Obituary of Raymond Petteys
Obituary - Raymond Petteys Sr. ____________________________________________________________________________Port Allegany - Raymond Petteys, Sr., 76, of Smethport, died Saturday (March 14, 2009) in the Bradford Manor, Bradford.He was born May 8, 1932 in Port Allegany, a son of William and Edna Westfall Petteys In Port Allegany in 1956 he married Judith Ann Chilson. Then on July 24 1973 in Limestone, NY he married Ruth Gorr-Karnes, she survives.Mr. Petteys attended Port Allegany High School and was a veteran of the Korean War serving with the US Army from 1949 till 1952 Mr. Petteys was employed at Ethan Allen for 20 years and then by Graham Packaging in Bradford working in the maintenance department for 27 years retiring in 1995.In addition to his wife, he is survived bythree daughters: Mary Ellen DeCarlo of Port Allegany, PA, Debra Rae Salter of Port Allegany, PA, Beth Howard of Port Allegany, PA Two sons: Raymond (Linda) Petteys of Port Allegany, PA, Matthew Petteys of Port Allegany, PAOne Step son, James Karnes of Rew, PA; two step daughter, Nellie Cook of Bradford, PA and Bertha Ackley of NC.One sister: Ella Beiler of Port Allegany, PA9 grandchildren, 6 step grandchildren and 8 great grandchildrenHe was preceded in death by 2 brothers and 2 sisters.Visitation will be held on Monday March 16, 2009 from 2-4 and 6-8PM in the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Home 105 N Main St., Port Allegany where funeral and committal service will be held at 11:00 am Tuesday March 17, 2009 with the Rev Randall Headley, Pastor of the Port Allegany United Methodist Church Officiating. Burial will be in the Grimes Cemetery, Port Allegany.Memorials may be made to the Rew Fire Department, Rew Ambulance or the Bradford Manor.Online condolence may be made at hartle-tarboxfuneralshomes.comArrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc, Port Allegany.