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Fredrick W. Petty

Obituary for Fredrick W. Petty

April 1, 1944 - November 3, 2016
Bucks County, Pennsylvania | Age 72


Fredrick W. Petty, 72, of Bucks County, PA passed peacefully surrounded by his family, on Thursday, November 3, 2016. Fred was affectionately known as "Wren" and "Poppy" to his family and close friends.

Born April 1, 1944 in Trenton, NJ, Fred was the only son of the late William F. and Mary E. Fechter Petty; and brother of the late Carol Ann Petty.

Fred attended Trenton Catholic High School, and Rider University, NJ. Fred was a supervisor at Congoleum Industries FCU, Hamilton, NJ for 34 years.
Fred loved to travel to Florida, and enjoyed deep sea fishing excursions in places like Cabo San Lucas, St. Barts and Bahamas.

Our chain is forever broken and he will be sadly missed by his loving family. He is survived by his wife Sandra Estok Petty; three daughters and their spouses, Lisa Lare (Bradford), Cynthia Murphy (Barry), and Julie Murphy (Kevin); two grandchildren, Ciaran and Sydney Murphy.

Family and Friends are invited to Fred's Life Celebration at the Dunn Givnish Funeral Home, 378 S Bellevue Ave, Langhorne, PA 19047, on Wednesday November 9th from 12:30 – 2:30pm and then again from 5:30 – 7:30pm. A funeral mass will be held at Saint Ignatius Catholic Church, 99 Reading Ave, Yardley, PA 19067, Thursday November 10th at 10am. Int. Resurrection Cemetery.

Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider donations to Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 909 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19107.

The family wishes to express their gratitude to all the staff who cared for Fred at Jefferson University Hospital, especially Dr. Ken Rosenberg, MD and Dr. Nicholas Orfanidis, MD.

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  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Development Office
    125 S. 9th Street, Suite 600
    Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Dunn-Givnish Funeral Home

378 South Bellevue Avenue
Langhorne, PA 19047
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