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Charles Pettit, Jr.

May 8, 1936 ~ March 31, 2024 (age 87) 87 Years Old
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Charles Pettit, Jr. Obituary

Charles Pettit, Jr., 87, of Meadville, passed away Sunday, March 31, 2024 at Wesbury United Methodist Community.

He was born May 8, 1936, in Saegertown, a son of Charles and Dorothy (Flick) Edge Pettit.  He married Madleen “Micky” (Corbine) Eherts and she preceded him in death July 29, 2005.

Charles was of Veteran of the U.S. Army, serving from 1959-1961 stationed in Germany.  He was employed as a contractor for Automatic Electric at locations around the U.S. and subsequently worked for 27 years as a network technician for Alltel Telephone Company.

Charles was a long-time member of Charles Stafford American Legion Post 111 and several other organizations.  He enjoyed watching high school and college basketball, was a motor head owning several muscle cars, and was known as a regular at Aunt Bee’s Restaurant.

Survivors include many loving nieces and nephews and two very special friends, Bruce and Susan Reagle.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; three brothers, Albert and Raymond Edge and Robert Pettit; and four stepchildren, Roy, Eddie, and Danny Eherts and Donna Solomon.

A celebration of Charles’s life will be held in the Chapel of Roselawn Memorials Gardens, Meadville on Wednesday, April 17 at 11:00 a.m.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Crawford County, 766 Liberty St., Meadville, PA 16335.

The arrangements have been entrusted to ROSE AND WAID FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, 581 CHESTNUT ST., MEADVILLE where memories and condolences may be shared at

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Celebration of Life
April 17, 2024

11:00 AM
Roselawn Memorial Gardens
17045 Conneaut Lake Rd.
Meadville, PA 16335


Hospice of Crawford County
766 Liberty Street, Meadville PA 16335
Tel: 1-814-333-5403


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