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Joseph and Helen Petillo

Joseph and Helen Petillo

Joseph and Helen Petillo in their early 20s.

Joseph Petillo, b. Aug 13, 1896, Bradford, McKean Co., PA, d. Dec 18, 1968 same place. Joseph was employed at a Laundry and later was a Tailor and a Musician. He played with the Husted & Sorenson Band , the Bradford Citizens Band of Lewis Run, McKean Co., He was also employed with the McKean & Dipson Movie Theaters of Bradford in his later years.

He married Helen Lillian Gocella Petillo on Nov 29, 1917 at St. Bernard's Church, Bradford, McKean Co., PA. Helen b. Apr 12, 1900, Falls Creek, Jefferson Co., PA, d. Oct 20, 1998, Port Orange, Volusia Co., FL.

Joe and Helen were married for 51 years and had 6 children who lived past childhood.

Submitted by Debra Whitney, granddaughter of Joseph and Helen Gocella Petillo

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