Mrs. Sharon Pertraitis of Pittsboro, NC passed away at age of 94, early in the morning on October 8, 2019. She had been a resident of Cambridge Hills for the past several years, where she especially treasured her friendship with nurse, Lisa Ridge.
She was born in Chicago, IL, a daughter to the late Carl G.A. Hard and Corinne H. Larson. She had a life-long interest in artwork and song. She sang in the choirs of her church in Chicago, Cedar Rapids and home church in Pittsboro. After many years as a homemaker, she earned a degree in Fine Arts at Mt. Mercy College in Cedar Rapids, IA. Many of her works of art were in numerous exhibitions throughout Chapel Hill, Raleigh and Iowa where many people were able to know and enjoy her pieces.
She is preceded in death by her high school sweetheart and husband of 70 years, Leonard Petraitis; her grandson, Eric Petraitis; and her brother, Carl Warren Hard.
Survivors include her daughter, Nancy Wood; sons, Paul and John Petraitis; as well as granddaughter, Rebecca Whitt; grandsons, Bryce and Michael Whitt and Adam Petraitis; along with beloved nieces and nephews.
A Memorial service will be held 10:30Am at Pittsboro UMC on Saturday, November 16, 2019. A reception will follow.
Memorials may be made to the Pittsboro UMC Building Fund. P.O. Box 716, Pittsboro, NC 27312.
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Pittsboro United Methodist Church
P.O. Box 716, Pittsboro NC 27312
Street address is: 71 West St, Pittsboro, NC 27312