Obituary for Opal "Marie" Petro

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Opal "Marie" Petro

September 17, 1938 - March 28, 2015

Opal Marie (Lucas) Petro, age 76, passed away Saturday, March 28, 2015 at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana in Columbus. She was a resident of Nashville.

Marie was born September 17, 1938, in Brown County, to the late Vern and Helen (Abrham) Lucas. She was a loving homemaker and worked for RCA and Sarkes Tarzian Inc. both in Bloomington during her younger years. Marie also worked at the Red Gold Canning Factory in Trafalgar, Head Start School at Hickory Ridge and various waitress positions.

She is survived by her children: Debra (Delbert) Fleener of Martinsville, Reba Charlene Petro of Columbus, and Brenda (Wade) Nichalson of Morgantown. Marie will be remembered by her sisters: Edna Mansfield of Brownsburg and Linda (David) Henley of Lafayette; grandchildren: Chanda (fiancé, Mike) Van Cleave of Martinsville, Bobby (Ashley) Wilson, Amanda (Heath) Rittenhouse of Florida, Clayton (fiancé, Ashley) Catterton of Greenwood, Chris (fiancé, Amanda) Fleener and Scott (Cassie) Fleener both of Martinsville; ten great grandchildren and one on the way.

She was preceded in death by her parents; siblings: Betty Lucas and Robert Lucas; and twin infant grandsons.

Marie was an active member of the Brown County Community Church in Helmsburg. She enjoyed spending time with her family, playing bingo, euchre and traveling. Marie loved to visit with family and friends and will be remembered as a very loving person who enjoyed eating hamburgers and bean burritos.

The Rev. Ken Smith will conduct a funeral service at noon on Friday at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 11:00 a.m. until service time on Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be at East Hill Cemetery in Morgantown.

Condolences may be made to the family at www.meredith-clark.com.

Information: (812) 597-4670

 

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Born: September 17, 1938
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Bonnie Binninger posted on 1/1/00

May God bless you and be with you in your time of sorrow, and may HE give you strength and hope to meet each new tomorrow. Sincerely, Bonnie

 

Deb McFeters posted on 1/1/00

Please let Marie's family know that she was always a bright light at the apartment complex. She was always so friendly and kind. It was a privilege to have known her the last year and a half. She will be missed.

 

Starr Brooks posted on 1/1/00

it is with the deepest sympathy that I pass along my condolences. I only met Marie once but she was a beautiful, delightful and charming individual that will be forever loved and missed my many. I will keep your family in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time as I hope you all will lean on each other as well as the Lord for strength and guidance. Love, Starr

 

Jerry States posted on 1/1/00

It is unfortunate that Edna is not well enough to travel due to health reasons. You will all be in our thoughts today and always. I will always remember Marie for her good heart and love for her family. Love you all Jerry

 

Jerry States posted on 1/1/00

It is unfortunate that Edna is not well enough to travel due to health reasons. You will all be in our thoughts today and always. I will always remember Marie for her good heart and love for her family. Love you all Jerry

 

Angela and Lowell Reynolds posted on 1/1/00

Brenda and Amanda, We are so sorry for your loss. Marie was so kind and full of life. We will always remember her fondly. Sending love from Tennessee...

 

Sissy Hamilton posted on 1/1/00

Brenda praying for you and your family - loved your Mom and her radiant smile and that she loved Jesus and always was ready to tell you that! She loved you and your sisters and always reminded me to pray for you. Will miss her sweet face! Sissy

 

Shirley Woodmansee posted on 1/1/00

My deepest sympathies to the family of Opal Marie Petro. May God keep and comfort you and softly ease your sorrow.

 

Linda welty posted on 1/1/00

I'm so sorry for your loss. Opal was always very kind and was loved by so many. God Bless, Linda Welty

 

Abby Gray posted on 1/1/00

I enjoyed talking to Marie so much. I only knew her the last year. She had a wonderful disposition. I will miss her. So sorry for your loss.

 

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