Amelia Petrilak, 100, of Charleroi, passed away on December 23, 2020. Born on March 15, 1920, she was the daughter of the late George and Justina (Tirpak) Petrilak.
She was a member of Holy Ghost Byzantine Catholic Church, Charleroi, where she was very active in church cooking activities. She was a retired teacher for the Charleroi School District, teaching kindergarten and first grade at the old 9th Street school. For the past few years, she has been a resident of the Victoria House where she received wonderful care.
Amelia is survived by a nephew, George (Theresa) Carr, of Pittsburgh; and niece, Barbara Jean (Leonard) Milletti, and son Michael, of Ohio.
In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by brothers, John and Julius Petrilak; sisters, Olga, Anna, Mary, Helen, and Mary Petrilak, and Magdaline Carr; and great-niece, Julie Ann Carr.
Friends will be received from 2 to 6 pm on Sunday, December 27 in the CARL J. SPALLINO FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION, 819 Fallowfield Ave., Charleroi, Joseph A. Lopez, funeral director. Panachida will be at 10:30 am on Monday, in the funeral home, followed by a Funeral Liturgy at 11 am. at Holy Ghost Byzantine Catholic Church, Charleroi, with Father Stephen Wahal officiating. Interment will follow in Charleroi Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Holy Ghost Byzantine Catholic Church, 828 Meadow Ave., Charleroi, PA 15022.
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