Governor Markell Orders Flags Lowered on Wednesday, September 2

DOVER – With the passing of former State Representative Joseph R. Petrilli, Sr. on August 29, Governor Markell has ordered the American and Delaware flags at state buildings and facilities be flown at half-staff on Wednesday, September 2, as a mark of respect for Representative Petrilli and his service to Delaware. Representative Petrilli served in the Delaware House from 1978-1998, representing the Pike Creek area. During his time in the legislature, Representative Petrilli served as House Majority Leader.

Flags are to be returned to full-staff at the close of business on Wednesday, September 2.