Petrie, John (Jack), Saginaw Township, Michigan


Beloved husband, father and grandfather passed away Friday, August 26, 2011 at his home following a short illness. Age 75 years. The son of the late Ben and Lucy (Scrivens) Petrie, Jack was born on June 2, 1936 in Hamilton, Ontario. Jack owned and operated J.M. Petrie Acoustical that he founded in 1978. He loved golfing. Surviving are his wife Mary Ellen Petrie, Saginaw; a son, John and Cindy Petrie, Saginaw; a daughter, Dawn and Graham Hamilton, Charlotte, North Carolina; three step-children, Kimberly and Denny Kalahar, Gary and Shelly Berlin, all of Midland; Monica Berlin, Saginaw; eleven grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Jack was preceded in death by a son, Todd Petrie; a brother Bill Petrie, a sister Joyce Thomas both of Hamilton, Ontario. Funeral Liturgy will take place on Tuesday, August 30, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at Holy Spirit Catholic Church. Rev. Fr. David Parsch will officiate. Honoring Mr. Petrie’s wishes cremation will follow and private interment of cremains will take place in St. Andrew Cemetery. Friends may call at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road, (between Shattuck and McCarty), where the family will be present on Monday from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and on Tuesday at the church from 9:00 a.m. until the time of Mass. A Vigil Service will take place at 7:00 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Eastside Soup Kitchen. Jack will be deeply missed by his family and loved ones. www.snowfuneralhome.net