Mary Petroski

Mary Josephine Petroski (Butler)

Sunday, January 12th, 1936 - Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019
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Mary J. (nee Butler) Petroski, 83 of Spring Lake Heights passed away Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at her home.
Mary was born in Manhattan, NY and had resided in Elmhurst, NY before moving to Spring Lake Heights in 1996.
Mary was a devout member of St. Catharine’s and St. Margaret’s Parish, Spring Lake. She was an avid reader, enjoyed doing crossword and jigsaw puzzles.
She was predeceased by her parents Martin and Catherine (nee Horgan) Butler, her husband Richard J. Petroski in February 2009, and her sisters Catherine Eustace and Joan Marquart.
Surviving are her devoted children and their spouses; son Martin and Susan of West Babylon, NY, son Frank and Christine of Clayton, NC, daughter Jeannie and Ben Ford of Dubuque, Iowa, and Ellen and Greg Brower of West Nyack, NY, her 11 grandchildren; Lucas, Erin, Caroline, Jake, Kayla, Connor, Christina, Patrick, Emma, Lily, and Jack and her 4 loving grandpuppies.
Visitation will be on Sunday, December 15, 2019 from 2:00pm to 6:00pm at the O’Brien Funeral Home, 2028 Hwy 35 at New Bedford Rd., Wall. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Monday, December 16, 2019 at 9:00am in St. Catharine’s Church, 215 Essex Ave., Spring Lake. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, NY
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  • Visitation

    Sunday, December 15th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 6:00pm
    Sunday, December 15th, 2019 2:00pm - 6:00pm
    O'Brien Funeral Home - Wall
    2028 NJ-35
    WALL, NJ 07719
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  • Service

    Monday, December 16th, 2019 | 9:00am
    Monday, December 16th, 2019 9:00am
    St. Catharine's Church
    215 Essex Avenue
    SPRING LAKE, NJ 07762
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    Parish Priest
  • Interment

    Gate of Heaven Cemetery - Valhalla
    10 W. Stevens Ave.
    HAWTHORNE, NY 10532
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Janet Glasgow

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Our thoughts and prayers go out to the entire Petroski family during this time. She is now with your father and will look down on all of you through this time of grief with happiness and comfort. God be with you all. Janet and Roger Glasgow, Dubuque, Iowa

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