Michael E. Petrakian

April 14, 2018

Petrakian, Michael Obituary
Michael E. Petrakian, 84, of Milford, PA passed away Saturday, April 14, 2018 at Bon Secours Hospital, Port Jervis, NY. He worked in maintenance at the National Gypsum, Thermo Plastics, was a substitute custodian for the Delaware Valley School District and a custodian for the Sandyston Walpack School, where he recently retired. 
He loved to spend time and share many great stories with his family and anyone else who would listen, was a very hardworking and loving man and had an avid love for music and adventure, whether they were local or ones that would have him travel, usually to Knoebels Amusement Park. 

The son of the late John Stephen and Margaret Catherine (Frasier) Petrakian, he was born on December 9, 1933 in Bayonne, NJ.  Michael had lived in Liberty Corner, NJ, Bernardsville, NJ and Milford, PA at two different times. He was married to Diane Frances Huyler who preceded him in death on August 16, 2013. 

Michael leaves behind his children; Edward Petrakian and his wife Carla of Columbia, NJ, John Petrakian of Summit, NJ, Diane (Petrakian) Lilly and her husband Russ of Stirling, NJ, Sharon (Petrakian) Apgar and her husband Ron of Broadway, NJ, Matthew Petrakian and his wife Abigail of Matamoras, PA, Christopher Petrakian and his fiancé Jaclyn Harlacher of Milford, PA and Jennifer Petrakian of Milford, PA; grandchildren; great-grandchildren;  daughter-in-law, Patricia Eckels of Slippery Rock, PA; sisters, Margi Halko of PA and Elizabeth Baker and her husband Bob of FL and brothers, John Petrakian of PA, Robert Petrakian of NJ, James Petrakian of PA and Walter Petrakian and his wife Mary of PA.  He was preceded in death by his son, Michael Petrakian of Slippery Rock, PA and sister-in-law, Wynn Petrakian of NJ. 
Friends may call at Stroyan Funeral Home, 405 W. Harford St., Milford, PA on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Patrick's Church, Milford, PA on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 10 AM on with Rev. Alfred Vito officiating. Burial will follow at Milford Cemetery, Dingman Twp., PA. 

Arrangements made by Stroyan Funeral Home, 405 W. Harford St., Milford, PA 18337 (www.stroyanfuneralhome.com). 
Michael E. Petrakian, 84, of Milford, PA passed away Saturday, April 14, 2018 at Bon Secours Hospital, Port Jervis, NY. He worked in maintenance at the National Gypsum, Thermo Plastics, was a substitute custodian for the Delaware Valley School District and a custodian for the Sandyston Walpack School, where he recently retired. 
He loved to spend time and share many great stories with his family and anyone else who would listen, was a very hardworking and loving man and had an avid love for music and adventure, whether they were local or ones that would have him travel, usually to Knoebels Amusement Park. 
The son of the late John Stephen and Margaret Catherine (Frasier) Petrakian, he was born on December 9, 1933 in Bayonne, NJ.  Michael had lived in Liberty Corner, NJ, Bernardsville, NJ and Milford, PA at two different times. He was married to Diane Frances Huyler who preceded him in death on August 16, 2013. 
Michael leaves behind his children; Edward Petrakian and his wife Carla of Columbia, NJ, John Petrakian of Summit, NJ, Diane (Petrakian) Lilly and her husband Russ of Stirling, NJ, Sharon (Petrakian) Apgar and her husband Ron of Broadway, NJ, Matthew Petrakian and his wife Abigail of Matamoras, PA, Christopher Petrakian and his fiancé Jaclyn Harlacher of Milford, PA and Jennifer Petrakian of Milford, PA; grandchildren; great-grandchildren;  daughter-in-law, Patricia Eckels of Slippery Rock, PA; sisters, Margi Halko of PA and Elizabeth Baker and her husband Bob of FL and brothers, John Petrakian of PA, Robert Petrakian of NJ, James Petrakian of PA and Walter Petrakian and his wife Mary of PA.  He was preceded in death by his son, Michael Petrakian of Slippery Rock, PA and sister-in-law, Wynn Petrakian of NJ. 
Friends may call at Stroyan Funeral Home, 405 W. Harford St., Milford, PA on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Patrick Church, Milford, PA on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 10 AM on with Rev. Alfred Vito officiating. Burial will follow at Milford Cemetery, Dingman Twp., PA. 
Arrangements made by Stroyan Funeral Home, 405 W. Harford St., Milford, PA 18337 (www.stroyanfuneralhome.com). 



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April 17, 2018
2 - 4 & 7 - 9 p.m.

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Stroyan Funeral Home

405 W. Harford Street
Milford, PA 18337
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April 18, 2018
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St. Patrick's Church

111 East High Street
Milford, PA 18337
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Milford Cemetery

Dingman Township, PA


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