Laura L. Petrich

EAST PALESTINE — Laura L. Petrich, 72, of East Palestine, died Sunday at the Christian House Assisted Living, where she had been a patient.

She was born Dec. 8, 1946 in Pittsburgh, Pa., a daughter of the late Walter and Frances (Sharp) Landgraff. She was a 1965 graduate of Northwestern High School. While residing in Darlington, Pa., she had been a clerk at the Beaver County Courthouse for a number of years. She then re-located to south Florida where she worked as a paralegal for a Palm Beach law firm until retirement. After her retirement she moved back to East Palestine to be with her family.

She is survived by two daughters, Beth (Scott) Reed and Lisa (John) Hamne, both of East Palestine; a stepson, Eric (Kim) Gingher of East Palestine; a brother, John Landgraff of Arizona; six grandchildren and two great grandchildren, Connor and Kelly.

Besides her parents, Laura was preceded in death by her former spouse, Harry Petrich.

A memorial service will be held 4 p.m. Saturday at the Linsley-Royal Funeral Home with the Rev. Mark McTrustry officiating. Family to receive friends one hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Alchemy Acres 1859 Depot Rd. Salem, OH 44460 or the Harbor Life Hospice.

Arrangements are with the Linsley-Royal Funeral Home.