Joan L. Petras
age 83, formerly of New Kensington passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 12, 2020 at William Penn Care Center where she resided for the past two years. She was born on July 12, 1936 in New Kensington, PA to the late Frank and Eleanor (McDonald) Lasher. She is survived by her two daughters, Laurel Ann (Randy) Bailey, M.D. of Enola, and Linda B. (Petras) Urban of Penn Twp, a son, Michael J. (Christine) Petras of Slippery Rock, two sisters, Carol (Robert) Beale of Lower Burrell, and Janet (Clayton) Wiley of Arnold and 7 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Joan is preceded in death by her husband, John W. Petras, and sisters, Shirley Bargerstock and Linda Farneth. Joan previously worked as a human resource director for St. Margaret Seneca Place in Penn Hills. Friends will be received Monday 2-4 & 6-8 PM at the Bash-Nied-Jobe Funeral Home, 152 Abbe Place, Delmont (724-468-8381). Private services will be held Tuesday followed by a burial at Greenwood Memorial. The family kindly suggests memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105 or online at www.stjude.org. Online condolences can be given at www.bash-niedfuneralhome.com.
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