Thomas Petry, age 76, passed away on December 10, 2013 at Penrose Hospital, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Tom was born on March 1, 1937 to Anthony and Jennie Petry in Florence, Colorado.|
He was preceded in death by his parents and is survived by his loving wife Marion of 54 years, cousins Don Petry, Evelyn and family, Joe Rocco, Johanna Regerozzi and family, sister-in-law Joan, Roger Pennington and many nieces and nephews.
Tom worked hard as a sheet metal fabricator at Air Craft Mechanics for 40 years. He served in the National Guard for 6 years and was a member of the Elks Club #309 and St. Mary's Cathedral.
Tom enjoyed watching sports programs on T.V., and the great outdoors with hunting and fishing. We will always remember him and he will always be in our hearts.
Visitation will begin at 1:00pm on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 with the Rosary starting at 1:30pm. The Mass of the Christian Burial will begin at 2:00pm with all services taking place at St. Mary's Cathedral. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers please make memorials to St. Mary's Cathedral.
Published in The Gazette on Dec. 15, 2013