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Joseph 'Pepper' Petrachonis

June 28, 1945 ~ July 16, 2021 (age 76)


Joseph E. 'Pepper' Petrachonis, 76, of Ringtown, passed away Friday, July 16th, 2017 after a brief illness.

Joseph was born in Ringtown, on June 28, 1945, a son of the late Betty (Shoup) and Joseph A. Petrachonis.

After high school, he served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and saw active duty with the V-Company, 2nd Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division .

Pepper was retired, having been employed as a transmission lineman for PP&L.  He was an avid hunter and shooter, belonging to the Shenandoah Fish and Game Club and a lifelong member of the Ringtown Valley Hunting Club of Cedar Run.

He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Ringtown,was also a member and  past master of the former Lodge 511, F&AM, and member of the former Frackville Lodge 737, F&AM.

Joe is survived by his brother, Walter Petrachonis of Nescopeck, and by nieces and nephews, cousins, and an uncle, Walter "Whimp" Shoup.

A Funeral Service will be held at the 11 AM on Wednesday, July 21st, 2021 at the Stauffer-Breznik Funeral Home, 412 West Main Street, Ringtown, with Pastor Jay Serafin officiating.

Relatives and friends are invited to pay their respects Wednesday morning from 9-11 AM prior to the service.

Joe will be laid to rest with Military Honors at St. John's Cemetery in Ringtown, following the service.

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July 21, 2021

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Stauffer-Breznik Funeral Home
412 W Main St
Ringtown, PA 17967-9544

Funeral Service
July 21, 2021

11:00 AM
Stauffer-Breznik Funeral Home
412 W Main St
Ringtown, PA 17967-9544

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