HAPPY 100TH BIRTHDAY | Nick Petrarca

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THE HONOREE

Residence: Youngstown

Date of birth: Feb. 28, 1914, in Youngstown

FAMILY

Parents: Mary Ciarmella Petrarca and Antonio Petrarca

Siblings: Phyllis Vitullo Girard, Josephine Petrarca, Carmel Villecco, Ann DellArco, Ann Petrarca, Paul Petrarca, Dominic Petrarca, Sam Petrarca and Angelo Petrarca are all deceased.

Spouse: Lucille Petrarca, deceased

When and where they were married: June 15, 1940, at Immaculate Conception Church, Youngstown

Children: Tony Petrarca of Akron, and Joyce Petrarca and Tom Petrarca of Youngstown

Grandchildren: Four

BACKGROUND

Education: Brier Hill School, Hayes School, Jefferson School, all in Youngstown

Employment: Businessman

Church membership: Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Youngstown

Military service: Citizens’ Military Training Camp

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Lifestyle, notable events: He quit school early to sell newspapers and help support the family. Was an entrepreneur his whole life. He owned the first automatic car wash in the Mahoning Valley. Enjoyed hosting charity events, especially to raise money to help those who were mentally handicapped.

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