Michael Joseph Petote

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 16 June 2023 at 9:04 pm

Michael Joseph Petote, 71, of Taylorsville, North Carolina, passed away on Tuesday, May 30, 2023, at his home.

He was born May 20, 1952, in Brockport, New York, the son of the late Joseph Michael Petote and Audrey Popp Petote.

He was a farmer in western New York and a millwright for most of his working career. He was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Taylorsville. He enjoyed going to the YMCA and meeting people while working out. He got great pleasure driving around and looking at the crops growing.

Those left to cherish and honor his memory include his wife of 36 years, Elizabeth Jermyn Petote of the home; his daughters, Serena Murphy of Nunda, New York, Melissa Sy (Charles) of Brockport, New York, and Nastasha Petote of Round O, South Carolina; his sons, Shawn Murphy (Marsha) of Warsaw, New York, and Wade Murphy of Holley, New York; 21 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren and two on the way; his sisters, Renee Bertoni (Patrick) of Holley, New York, and Chris Petote of Avon, New York; his step-sisters, Georgie Fauci (Wayne) of Holley, New York, and Beryl Dale of San Diego, California; his brothers, Daniel Petote (Sherry) of Rochester, New York, and Philip Petote (Dawn) of Mulberry, Florida; and a number of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

The funeral service will be held at Noon, Tuesday, June 6, 2023, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Taylorsville. Father Jose Cameilo will officiate. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until Noon, prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Diabetes Association.

Condolences may be sent to www.adamsfunerals.com.

Adams Funeral Home and Cremation Services is honored to be serving the family of Michael Joseph Petote.