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William “Bill” J Petrilla

March 17, 1940 - January 24, 2024
Visitation
Holy Cross Catholic Church
558 Hampton Avenue
Pickens, South Carolina 29671
Monday 1/29, 11:00 am
Mass
Holy Cross Catholic Church
558 Hampton Avenue
Pickens, South Carolina 29671
Monday 1/29, 12:15 pm
Rosary
Holy Cross Catholic Church
558 Hampton Avenue
Pickens, South Carolina 29671
Monday 1/29, 11:15 am

Our beloved William “Bill” Petrilla passed peacefully into eternal life on Wednesday, January 24, 2024. He leaves behind his beloved wife Sylvie-Anne and his loving children Skip (Christine), Todd, and Kristi, along with his adored grandchildren Nicholas, Tyler James, Zoie, and Gabrielle Petrilla. He was predeceased by his beautiful daughter, Dawn, who passed away inContinue Reading

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Emily Tucker left a message on January 29, 2024:
Gabrielle de la Gueronniere and John Coppola left a message on January 27, 2024:
Jimmie left a message on February 9, 2024:
We were so sorry to hear about the passing of Bill, he was a good neighbor always a smile. Enjoyed talking with him over the back fence. May God comfort your family. Neighbors and friends, Jimmie, Barbara and Jessalyn Owings
Jim and Darlene Keelor u left a message on January 30, 2024:
So sorry for your loss 🙏🏻 We remember you both from Mass at Holy Cross.
Martha Seaborn left a message on January 29, 2024:
Petrilla Family, On behalf of the Cannon Memorial Hospital family, our sincere condolences in the death of our dear friend and co-worker. Bill was such a kind and considerate person that was a friend to all. May the Lord comfort you in all the days ahead!
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Anonymous left a message on January 29, 2024:
Will never forget our first meeting. Sincerely
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Bailey Barton left a message on January 29, 2024:
Mrs. Sylvie, I am so sorry for the loss of Bill. You both were such a pleasure in the few days I spent with y'all. God Bless You!!
Martha Mahan left a message on January 29, 2024:
Dear Zoie and family, I am so sorry to learn of Bill's passing. I will always remember his sweet smile and willingness to be of help. You and your family are in my prayers, Martha Mahan
Canty Family left a message on January 29, 2024:
To the Family: Thank you for sharing a beautiful soul with us. Bill is still talking to us in the picture, Sharing his wisdom, support, and love. You will be missed “Uncle Bill”
Greg Cheshire left a message on January 29, 2024:
Sorry to hear of Bill’s passing. Thoughts and prayers for Sylvie Anne and all the family.
Angela Petrilla Wagner, Dick Wagner left a message on January 28, 2024:
We love you , Dear Brother, with all our hearts.
Loving Sympathy Basket was purchased for the family of William "Bill" Petrilla by Angela Petrilla Wagner, Dick Wagner. Send Flowers
The Turner Family left a message on January 28, 2024:
We love our Uncle Billy . We can't believe he is gone. We are going to miss him very much.
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Ed, Heesun, Kristen left a message on January 27, 2024:
We are truly saddened to hear of your recent loss and would like to express our sincere condolences to you and Bill's family.
Treasured Tribute Wreath was purchased for the family of William "Bill" Petrilla by Ed, Heesun, Kristen. Send Flowers
Anonymus left a message on January 27, 2024:
Billy was the best big brother who loved to laugh and was the biggest blessing to his brothers and sisters, always ready with a loving bear hug, help when needed, and encouragement always, ending every conversation with “I love you”. The grief of losing him is unimaginable to those not in that circle of love. He once described his siblings and himself as “spokes on a wheel” of love. Please pray for those brothers and sisters to be comforted as they mourn the loss of a beautiful man who loved them with all his heart. He is survived by brothers and sisters Charlie Petrilla, California, Angela Wagner (Dick), Georgia, Florence Petrilla, Pennsylvania, Jackie Petrilla (Mary Ellen), Alabama, and Vince Petrilla, North Carolina. He was preceded in death by brothers James Petrilla and Mike Petrilla, and parents James and Eva Petrilla, all of Hazleton, PA.
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David & Lisa Helper left a message on January 27, 2024:
Whitney & family Hoping fond memories of Bill will help you get through this. Loving thoughts, David & Lisa Helper
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Yvette and Luke left a message on January 27, 2024:
As long as we live, they too will live; for they are now are apart of us; as we remember them.Praying for your family,
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Rebecca Sweet left a message on January 27, 2024:
Dear family of Bill, I am so sorry for your loss! I first met Bill when we worked in the OR at St. Francis. He was always first class in taking care of his patients. When I faced major surgery in the late 1980’s, Bill called me and prayed with me. I always knew he was a very great man of faith. Our paths crossed again when he worked a day or two a week at Jervey Eye Surgery Center when I was there. Two things were apparent…he loved God and he loved his family. He was always a joy to be around. You have my deepest sympathy. Becky Sweet
Skip, Christine, Nick, Tyler, Gabby, Kristi, Zoie and Todd left a message on January 26, 2024:
Dad..Pop..Grandpop..PopPop... You will always be in our hearts!
Treasured Memories Standing Spray was purchased for the family of William "Bill" Petrilla by Skip, Christine, Nick, Tyler, Gabby, Kristi, Zoie and Todd. Send Flowers
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Angie Villano left a message on January 26, 2024:
Sylvie Anne, I do not even have the words to express how much you and Mr. Bill means to me. His smiling face and warm hugs have brightened many of days for me personally. I can see him now, looking into my window at work saying, “Precious Child of the King”. I will forever love and miss him but the wonderful memories will live forever. Thank you for sharing him with us and know that we will always be here for you too. You are a very special friend that I cherish. Love you, Angie
Susan Ganey left a message on January 26, 2024:
So sorry my prayers are with all of you
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Michael Armstrong left a message on January 26, 2024:
After I was told of his passing, I went looking for the picture of my Godfather holding me as an infant. You had a long life and God healed you by calling you home.
Florence Petrilla and children.. left a message on January 26, 2024:
Our deepest sympathy to all the family!All our Love,Flo, Lisa and Henry
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Anonymous left a message on January 26, 2024:
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
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Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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