Charles Anthony Petrarca, age 74, passed away at his home in Lakeland on January 29, 2019. He was born on March 19, 1944 in Warwick, Rhode Island to Nicholas and Doris (Knowles) Petrarca. Charlie was a proud member of the Construction and General Laborers Local Union 271 for close to 50 years. He is survived by his beloved wife of 12 years, Linda; brothers, Nicolas M. Petrarca, John D. Petrarca; stepsons, Mark (Terri) and Jason (Michelle) Buratczuk; and grandchildren Natalie and Jack Buratczuk. Charlie was preceded in death by brother Joseph, and sister, Suzanna.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, February 11, 2019 at noon at Reformation Lutheran Church, 460 Old Polk City Rd, Lakeland. Interment will follow at Lakeland Memorial Gardens, 2125 S. Bartow Hwy, Lakeland. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Reformation Lutheran Church in Charlie’s memory.