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Jean Embt Petre

Jean Embt Petre


Jean Embt Petre of Varysburg passed away on Oct. 26, 2021 surrounded by her loving family and her Agape family. She was born in Varysburg, on Nov. 6, 1925 to the late Millard F. and Mabel M. Embt. She is preceded in death by her husband, Howard Petre, who passed away Nov. 17, 2018, and her brother, Clair, and sister-in-law, Eleanor Embt.

Jean will be remembered for many things, including her kindness and gentle nature. Jean loved her family. There was nothing she wouldn’t do for them. She will be forever missed.

In her younger years, Jean carried on her parents’ tradition of the Embt’s Maple Syrup business. She also worked at Rude’s Grocery Store in Varysburg. Jean did many ham dinners for her St. Joseph’s Church and was a member of the Fireman’s Auxiliary.

Jean loved going with her girlfriends to lunch and craft shops. She loved bowling, cross country skiing, knitting and riding her bike. She was Best Baker in town.

Jean is survived by her children, Michael (Lynette) Petre, Mark (Barb) Petre and Brian (Cheryl) Petre; 8 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren.

Friends are invited to a 10:30 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at Saints Joachim and Anne Parish, 2311 Attica Road (Route 98), Varysburg, NY 14167 on Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021. She will be laid to rest in Varysburg Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association To leave thoughts or condolences, visit Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC, 135 Main Street, Attica, NY 14011.

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