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Wilma E. (Sorenson) Petit

September 5, 1935 ~ April 28, 2019 (age 83)


Wilma E. (Sorenson) Petit, 83, of Natrona Heights, passed away Sunday, April 28, 2019 at the Crawford County Care Center, Saegertown.  She was born September 5, 1935, in New Kensington to the late William and Gladys Stewart Sorenson.  Wilma was a 1953 graduate of Har-Brack High School.  She worked in the accounting and melt shop offices at Braeburn Alloy Steel and also did bookkeeping for the V.F.W. Post 894 in Natrona Heights for many years.  Wilma was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Brackenridge.  She enjoyed reading and enjoyed staying in touch with her family via texting.  Wilma is survived by her daughter, Margie A. Tucci, of Edinboro; step-daughters, Janine (Ralph) Greenwood, of Reston, Va., and Jocelyn (Robert) Sanders, of Chapin, SC.; three granddaughters, Meghan Bean, Samantha Short and Elizabeth Sanders; two great-granddaughters, Mykenzie and Kaelynn Bean; sister, Gladys Sorenson, of Natrona Heights; niece, Barbara Johnson and by her nephew, William (Joanne) Johnson.  In addition to her parents, Wilma was preceded in death by her husband, John M. Petit on June 2, 2011;  sister, Martha L. Johnson and by her niece, Deborah Genito.

Friends will be received on Wednesday from 5-8 PM in the Cicholski-Zidek Funeral Home, Inc. 1522 Carlisle St., Natrona Heights 724-224-8688, where funeral ceremonies will be held on Thursday at 11 AM with her pastor the Rev. Greg Spencer, officiating.  Entombment will be in Greenwood Memorial Park, Lower Burrell.  Memorial contributions in memory of Wilma may be made to the Community Library of Allegheny Valley, 1522 Broadview Blvd., Natrona Heights, Pa.  15065.  To send an online condolence please visit

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May 1, 2019

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cicholski-Zidek Funeral Home
1522 Carlisle St
Natrona Heights, PA 15065

Funeral Service
May 2, 2019

11:00 AM
Cicholski-Zidek Funeral Home
1522 Carlisle St
Natrona Heights, PA 15065

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