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Dennis M. Petyak

Born: Mon., Dec. 17, 1956
Died: Sat., Dec. 29, 2012


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Tue., Jan. 01, 2013
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Tue., Jan. 01, 2013
Location: Gibbons Funeral Home

Funeral Mass

10:00 AM Wed., Jan. 02, 2013
Location: St. Demetrius Catholic Church

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Petyak, Dennis M. 56 of Gallitzin died December 29, 2012 at his residence. Born December 17, 1956 in Altoona the son of the late Michael and Helen (Glass) Petyak. Survived by his wife the former Barbara Ruffley whom he married July 2, 1983 and children:
Lori –
Joseph – both at home
a sister Donna (Robert) Decoskey – Gallitzin and numerous nieces and nephews. Denny owned and operated Petyak Tire and Exhaust for 33 years. A 1974 graduate of Penn Cambria High School. Denny enjoyed Dirt Track Racing, fishing and running heavy equipment for the borough.
A member of St. Demetrius Catholic Church, Gallitzin where Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10am Wednesday the Rev. Albert Ledoux celebrant. Committal St. Mary Cemetery. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm Tuesday at Gibbons Funeral Home, 301 Church Street, Gallitzin where a vigil service will be held Tuesday. (www.gibbonsfunerals.com)

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Joe & Robin Wetzel
   Posted Sun December 30, 2012
Your Family is in our thoughts and prayers at this most difficult of time!

May God Bless you and surround you with his ever loving arms!

Joe & Robin Wetzel

Dave Ruffley
   Posted Sun December 30, 2012
Barb, Lori and Joe,

Know that our thoughts are with you at this time of shock and sorrow. Sorry we can't be there to help share your burdens. Please let us know if we can do anything to help.


Dave and Sunny
Kurt and Stefan
Kelly and Chris

   Posted Mon December 31, 2012
Words are extremely hard to find to express the great loss of a very liked man. So many sad faces here remembering the man who made us laugh or smile. Denny will be sadly missed, but never forgotten. May the grace of God lift your heavy hearts in knowing that he is in a better place. Our prayers and toughts will be with you in this time of sorrow.

from: Mike, CJ, Bob, Rich, Rick,Brandon,Jeff, and Travis

Carol Ruffley
   Posted Mon December 31, 2012
Thoughts and prayers are with Barb, Lori and Joseph. Denny will always be with us. Love you guys!
Carol and Amber

Judy (Harkabus) Smith
   Posted Tue January 01, 2013
Barb, Lori, Joe, Donna and family,

My deepest sympathy over the loss of Denny. He always called me Aunt Judy!
Sorry, I couldn't make it to the funeral home.
My prayers are with all of you.

Uncle Harky's sister, Judy

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