Petra I. Jerzerick

LEWISTOWN – Petra I. Jerzerick, 81, of Lewistown, died at 1:53 a.m. Sunday, April 28, 2013, at Lewistown Hospital.

Born on July 3, 1931, in Great Falls, Mont., she was a daughter of the late Peter E. and Edna Grace (Forbes) Odman.

She is survived by: her husband, Louis E. Jerzerick, whom she married on June 8, 1957; son, Peter Zane Jerzerick and wife, Irma, of Lewistown; sisters, M. Hyacinth Cory, of Redwood City, Calif., and Marcella Brosig, of Ukiah, Calif.; and six grandchildren.

Petra was a graduate of Washington State University with a degree in music and was a piano teacher.

She was a member of First Church of Christ Scientist in State College.

Petra was past president of Lewistown Music Study Club, past president of Central Chapter of PA Music Teachers Association, Certified member of Nation Music Teachers Association, and Mifflin/Juniata Arts Council.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. Heller-Hoen-stine Funeral Homes Inc., Woodlawn, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown, PA, is in charge of the arrangements.

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