It is with heavy hearts that we, the family of Michael Petruskavich, announce his passing on Tuesday, August 16, 2022, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.

Born on January 25, 1932, in Sydney, Michael was the son of the late Leon and Mary (Potribny) Petruskavich.

Michael worked in the rail mill at Sydney Steel for many years until his retirement. He will be missed by all who knew him.

Michael is survived by his children, Leo and Patrick; grandchildren, Ben and Clare; sister, Polly (Dave) Gabereau and brother, Frank (Marie).

Besides his parents, Mike was predeceased by his wife, Mary (Rykunyk) Petruskavich; sister, Stephna LeBlanc; brothers, Peter, Stan, Joe ‘Capo’ (Ashie) and sister, Mary.

There will be no visitation for the late Michael Petruskavich. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, August 20, 2022, at 11 a.m. in St. Mary’s Polish Church, Whitney Pier with Fr. Dennis Lamey officiating. Interment will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks.

The family would like to thank Sydney Home Care workers and the staff of Palliative Care Unit 4E for the care given to Michael in his time of need.

Donations in memory of Michael may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of Pier Community Funeral Home.

Online Condolences

Leo and Pat I am so sorry for your loss. Your dad was a true gentleman and that is reflected in both of you. My deepest condolences on your loss.
From:  Sadie Holloway

My condolences to the family.
From:  Debbie (Keller) McDonald

Patrick, from our family to your family I wish to express our sincerest condolences. I know that your Dad was special to you keep those memories close to you and share the stories with your children. Thinking of you and Leo today.
From:  Glenn Landry