Kathleen (Kathy) Petrella, 62, of New Port Richey passed away on November 19, 2022. Kathy was born in Darien, Connecticut on May 18, 1960 to Marjorie and William Deegan. She was the oldest of seven children. Kathy leaves behind her sisters Karen Ercole, Kelly Peraino, and Kim Hall as well as her brother John Deegan. She was a proud wife, mother, and grandmother who worked hard building a successful business with her husband of 40 years, Joseph Petrella. When she wasn’t working she enjoyed spending time with her family and relaxing at her farm in Georgia exploring the woods, reading a good book, and riding ATVs.
Kathy is survived by her husband: Joseph Petrella, her four children: Mandi Petrella, Alyssa Butts (Jon), Amy Gallagher (Ryan), and Joseph Petrella, four grandchildren: Riley, Raelynn, Kyla, and Ryan Jr., and mother in law: Elizabeth Petrella.
A service will be held at St. Ignatius of Antioch Catholic Church (715 E Orange St. Tarpon Springs, FL 34689) on Saturday, December 10, 2022 at 1:30pm.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society (https://raiseyourway.donordrive.com/campaign/With-Love-For-Kathy-Petrella) or Wreaths Across America which Kathy enjoyed volunteering for every holiday season. A celebration of life will be held following the service. More details will be provided at the church.