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Funeral to be held for Cleveland firefighter who died from COVID-19 complications

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Posted at 3:28 PM, Aug 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-24 15:28:14-04

CLEVELAND — A funeral will be held Tuesday for a Cleveland firefighter who died from COVID-19 complications.

Lt. Richard Petras died on Aug. 15.

Petras worked for the Cleveland Fire Department for 26 years, mostly in the Glenville neighborhood. He was promoted to lieutenant in July.

His funeral will be held at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Angels Church on Rocky River Drive.

Road closures will be in place on Rocky River Drive from Lucielle Avenue to Claire Avenue from 9:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. for the funeral.

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