John Melosh “Uncle Joe” Petkovich

John Melosh “Uncle Joe” Petkovich passed away on April 28, 2014 at the age of 92 years. Beloved son of the late Anthony Petkovich and Marie Irene Casbon Petkovich. Brother of Ernest Petkovich (Judy), Gene Petkovich (Angela), the late Doris Rodi, Nicoline Gisclair Gillis, Maggie Ancalade, Anthony “Tony” Petkovich, Sr. and Louis Petkovich, Sr. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. The family thanks the staff of Riverbend Nursing and Rehabilitation Home for their compassion and care during this difficult time. Relatives and friends were invited to attend the visitation at Mothe Funeral Home, on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. Visitation resumed at St. Patrick Catholic Church, on Thursday, May 1, 2014. A Funeral Mass followed. Interment Our Lady of Good Harbor Cemetery in Buras. To view and sign the online guest book, please visit

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