Robert “Chip” B. Petrilla, 68, husband of Kathy A. (Booth) Petrilla, passed away on Sunday, May 22, 2022, at his home in Lower Pottsgrove.
Born in Norristown, he was the son of the late Robert C. Petrilla and Emily (Baldwin) Petrilla.
Chip was an active member of Harvest Fellowship Church in Colebrookdale. He also volunteered much of his time to working with Meals on Wheels and Project Hearth. Chip worked at the Pottstown Post Office as a clerk for over 30 years. He was one of the oldest surviving patients with Tetralogy of Fallot, a rare heart condition, and he overcame many obstacles throughout his life because of this.
Surviving along with his wife Kathy of 40 years, are his children Amy Menno, wife of Christian and son Jason Petrilla, husband of Karen; sister Carol Anders, wife of P. Frank; grandchildren Luke Petrilla and Sophie Menno. He is predeceased by his sister Janet P. Shaner.
Services will be held privately by the family at this time. More details to come regarding a Celebration of Life which will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Family Services (specify if choosing Meals on Wheels or Project Hearth) (1976 E High St # 203, Pottstown, PA 19464), or Harvest Fellowship Church (584 Colebrookdale Rd, Boyertown, PA 19512) in Robert’s name.