Boris Petrow

February 27, 1946December 27, 2012

Boris Petrow, 66, of Front Royal died peacefully in his home on Thursday, December 27th 2012. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Jan. 12th at 1pm at the Front Royal Church of Christ. Boris was born February 27, 1946 in Bremen, Germany, a son to the late Nikolai and Ksenia Petrow. He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Vickie T. Petrow; two daughters, Lori Gunter of Front Royal and Cari Petrow Sadowski and husband Travis of Jefferson, MD ; two grandchildren, Travis A. Gunter and Taylor D. Sadowski; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother, Wladimir Petrow. Boris was an emigrant to the United States along with his brother and parents in the early 1950’s and later became a naturalized citizen in July 1960. He was a U.S. Army Veteran in which he served as a Sergeant stationed in Ft. Meyers, VA. He was a retired journeyman electrician with Local 26, IBEW. Boris was known for his outstanding work ethic, his resilience and perseverance and his love for the Lord Jesus Christ. The extraordinary strength, courage and determination practiced in his private battle with cancer will hopefully inspire us all to love and cherish each day to its fullest. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends. Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2654 Valley Ave. Suite B, Winchester, VA 22601 or to Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 W. Cork St., Winchester, VA 22601


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Ruby Morrison

January 15, 2013

When your heart is empty, filling it with happy memories may help soften the edges. You are in my prayers and thoughts!

Tip & Faye Pangle

January 14, 2013

May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.

Tip & Faye Pangle

January 14, 2013

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

January 12, 2013


Sharon and I were very sorry to hear of the passing of Boris. We have missed seeing you two over the past couple of years. We consided you two as friends.
Be strong in Christ.

Ron and Sharon Santmyers

Winona Jenkins

January 10, 2013

Vicki, I am so very sorry for your loss! Many prayers for you and your family!

Janet and Roy Mannon

January 10, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Janet and Roy Mannon

Lorne Cooper

January 10, 2013

My sincerest condolences to Bo's family.

I had the privilege af working with Bo while I was with Truland, and learned a lot from him. He was a great man to work with. He will be missed.

Rest in Peace Bo...

Don and Barbara Swisher

January 9, 2013

Boris rest in peace we love you.

Travis Sadowski

January 8, 2013

I couldn't have asked for a better Father In-Law. Bo treated me like his own son with love and respect. You will be missed.

Judy Hoffman

January 4, 2013

I am so sorry to hear of Bo's death. I have said many prayers for Bo over the past few years. I met him twice at Mary's home. We had a nice meal together, which he had even helped to make. Mary always was telling me of the things he did for her, how sweet he was, how he liked to cook,and what a hard worker he was. Please accept my condolences.