Obituary: Margaret (Oram) Petroski

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Margaret (Oram) Petroski

SOUTHBURY — Mrs. Margaret (Oram) Petroski, 95, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012 at the Lutheran Home of Southbury. She was the wife of the late John Petroski for 70 years.

Mrs. Petroski was born in New Brunswick, N.J., on Sept. 29, 1916, daughter of the late Charles and Mary (Myron) Oram. She was a longtime Naugatuck resident and she had formerly worked at Peter Paul Co. and the Footwear Division of Uniroyal. She was a communicant of St. Francis of Assisi Church, a member of the Daughters of Isabella, and a member of the Council of Catholic Women. Margaret enjoyed reading, traveling with her husband, and spending time with her family.

She is survived by her daughter Barbara Morine of Naugatuck; her sister Catherine Nori and her husband Arnold of Naugatuck; five grandchildren, Holly, Susan, Deborah, Linda and Sandra; 13 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews, including Anita Nori of New Jersey and Marylynn Shirshac of Wisconsin.

Mrs. Petroski was predeceased by her brother, Charles Oram; her sister, Anna DeCarlo; and her great-grandson Kevin Morine.

A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012 at 10 a.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 318 Church St., Naugatuck. Friends are asked to meet directly at the church at 9:45a.m. Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery, Cross Street, Naugatuck. The Naugatuck Valley Memorial/Fitzgerald Zembruski Funeral Home, 240 North Main St., Naugatuck is assisting the family with arrangements.

To send an online condolence, visit www.naugatuckvalleymemorial.com.