Dorothy BonAvere Burkle Petro, 91, of Danville, formerly of Elwood City, Pa., died Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012.
Born March 26, 1921, in East Palastine, Ohio, she was the daughter of William Fredrick and Ethel Irene Myers Burkle. She was the widow of Arthur “Art” Petro. She was a member of Gethsemane Baptist Church, where she served as church hostess for 10 years, and was a member of the Hope Sunday School Class. She was a UK fan and loved traveling, camping and her grandchildren.
Survivors include two daughters, Donna Petro of Lexington and Sandy Atkinson of Danville; a son, Bob Petro of Danville; and two grandchildren, Jaci Atkinson (Logan) Dedman and William Atkinson.
The funeral service will be 1 p.m. Monday at Gethsemane Baptist Church. Bro. Steve James and Kevin Hampton will officiate.
Visitation will be 3-6 p.m. Sunday at Stith Funeral Home in Danville. Interment will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.
Memorial donations may be made to Heritage Hospice.
An online register is provided at www.stithfuneralhome.net.