Dennis — Lloyd Petlock, 84, of Dennis, died January 26, 2013 after battling an unexpected illness.
Lloyd was born in Ripon, Wisc. I to the late, Joseph and Viola Petlock. Growing up in Wisconsin, he graduated from Ripon High School before enlisting in the U.S. Army, 11th Airborne Division. He served in the paratroopers being stationed in both the USA and Japan. After receiving his honorable discharge in 1952, he attended the University of Wisconsin graduating with a Bachelors of Science degree in 1956.
He began his career in the paper industry in Neenah, Wisconsin and then moved to New York City where met and married his wife of 53 years, Doris (Kettner) Petlock. Lloyd spent 38 years as a salesman in the paper industry in New York City before “retiring” to Cape Cod in 1995. Not one to enjoy sitting still, he spent his retirement years working full time as a bellman at Wequassett Resort in Chatham, and volunteering at Cape Cod Hospital. He also enjoyed playing and watching golf, going to the beach and watching his favorite sports teams including the Green Bay Packers and a conflicting devotion to the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees!
He is survived by his wife, Doris Petlock of Dennis; a daughter and son-in-law, Tracy and John Hollinger of Windham, N.H.; two grandchildren, Justin and Jenna Hollinger of Windham, N.H.; a son, Kyle Petlock; two sisters, Evelyn Cotter of Markesan,Wisc. and Caroline Wesner of Oshkosh, Wisc. and several nieces and nephews. He was also predeceased by a sister, Beverly Keating of Princeton, Wisc.
ARRANGEMENTS: Calling hours will be on Wednesday, February 6, from 4 – 7 p.m. at the Doane, Beal and Ames Funeral Home, 729 Route 134, South Dennis. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, February 7, at 10 a.m. at Doane, Beal and Ames Funeral Home, followed by a committal ceremony at the National Cemetery in Bourne. Memorial contributions may be made to the VNA of Cape Cod. For funeral home directions please visit www.dbafuneralhomes.com.