Emil J. Petrick, Jr.
66, of Fords, passed away on June 18, 2014 at his home.
He was born in Perth
Amboy and lived most of his life in Fords. Emil
graduated from Newark College of Engineering, served in
the US Army Reserves and then worked for 33 years as a
Risk Manager for the Port Authority of NY and NJ,
retiring in 2002.
He enjoyed flea markets,
collecting and restoring old bikes, especially Schwinns,
and always had an antique car over the years.
Emil is survived by his
wife of 31 years, Kathleen (Seymour), his sons, Joseph
and wife Amy of West Palm Beach, FL, Dennis and his wife
Laura of Lake Worth, FL, Christopher of Fords, his
daughter, Mary of Westminster, MD; his parents, Emil Sr.
and Josephine ( D’Andrea ) of Fords , a brother, Mark,
his sister, Diana Stomberg, and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will
be held at 9:30 AM on Saturday, June 21, 2014 at Flynn
and Son Funeral Home, 23 Ford Ave., Fords, with a 10:00
AM funeral liturgy at Our Lady of Peace RC Church,
Fords. Cremation will be private.
Viewing will be Friday
2:00-4:00 PM and 7:00-9:00 PM. In lieu of flowers,
contributions may be made to The American Cancer
Society, 2600 US Highway #1, North Brunswick, N. J.