Margaret A. "Aunt Peg" Petronis (1918 - 2018)

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Margaret A. "Aunt Peg" Petronis, 99, of Vernon, formerly of Manchester, died Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, at Rockville General Hospital.

Peg was born in Manchester Sept. 8, 1918, daughter of Anthony and Catherine (Malaik) Petronis, and was a lifelong Manchester resident until moving to Vernon in 2012. Prior to retiring, she was employed by the Pioneer Parachute Company for 10 years. She enjoyed sewing and seamstress work, doing crossword puzzles, and loved helping others.

Aunt Peg is survived by her nieces and nephews, Barbara Seifert and her husband, Henry, of Ellington, Andrea Macaione of Seattle, Washington, Roger J. Macaione Jr. of Fort Myers, Florida, and Richard Macaione of Essex Junction, Vermont; seven grandnieces and grandnephews, Paul Seifert, Celeste and Steve Willard, Christina and Roger Morin, Jennifer Engle, David Macaione, Jeffrey Macaione, and Abby Macaione. Besides her parents, Peg was predeceased by her brother and sister, Vincent Petronis and Alice Macaione.

A funeral service will be held Monday, Aug. 13, at 10 a.m. at the Holmes-Watkins Funeral Home, 400 Main St., Manchester, with burial to follow in St. Bridget Cemetery in Manchester.

There are no visiting hours.

Memorial contributions may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Connecticut Chapter, 659 Tower Ave., First Floor, Hartford, CT 06112-1269.

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Published in Journal Inquirer from Aug. 11 to Aug. 15, 2018