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Lebanon Valley Loses a Great Friend~God Speed Jon Petrecky


It is profound sadness that we announce the passing of Super Eliminator driver Jon Petrecky. John raced for many years at Lebanon Valley Dragway with his family following in his footsteps. The family at Lebanon Valley with to extend their thoughts and prayers to Jon's family and friends. May he rest in peace. Never good-bye. Only until we meet again.

Jon's obituary is as follows:


Jon M. Petrecky

1952-2021

Latham- Jon M. Petrecky was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather who passed away on Wednesday, October 27, 2021. Born in Albany, New York, he was the son of the late Michael and Rosalind (Adams) Petrecky. Jon is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Gail, his children, Yvonne, Jim (Sharalyn), and Kayla, and grandchildren, Alivya , Julia, Aidan, Angelina, Jack, Mason, Natalie, James, and Nicholas. He is also survived by his sisters, Carol and Susan (Philip), and his brother, Michael (Marcia),brothers-in-law Skip, Gary (Karen), Chris (Lynn), Scott (Paula), and sister-in-law Connie, former daughter in law Collette Petrecky, and a host of nieces and nephews. Jon ran a successful business in excavation and site development. His family life was centered around drag racing, where his family was heavily involved as supporters of his racing operation. Jon built several race cars including his beloved 1992 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am. His racing success included three track championships in Super Pro (electronic) at Lebanon Valley Dragway. Jon is survived by many incredible friends including the Lebanon Valley racetrack family. Visitation will be held Monday November 1st from 4pm-7pm at New Comer Cremations & Funerals, 343 New Karner Rd, Colonie, NY. A memorial service will begin at 7pm. Checkered flag attire is encouraged. To leave a special message for the family online please visit NewComerAlbany.com Services & Gatherings Visitation: Monday, November 1, 2021 from 4:00pm to 7:00pm New Comer Cremations & Funerals 343 New Karner RD Colonie, NY 12205 518-456-4442 Directions & Map Memorial Service: Monday, November 1, 2021 at 7:00pm New Comer Cremations & Funerals 343 New Karner RD Colonie, NY 12205 518-456-4442 Directions & Map

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