BRANCHVILLE â€" Marilyn A. Petrillo-Vetter, of Branchville, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by her family, on Monday, April 15, 2013. She was 66 years old.
Marilyn was born in Yonkers, N.Y., on Nov. 28, 1946, to the late Raymond and Lillian Vetter. She was a 1964 graduate of St. Helena High School.
She was employed as a civilian for the U.S. Army, Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center at Picatinny Arsenal for 20 years before retiring five years ago. During her retirement years, Marilyn enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Marilyn is survived by her four devoted children, Denise SanGiacomo and her fiancÃ© Dave Rosalsky, of Budd Lake; Tracy Kinkead and her husband Richard, of Branchville; Stephanie DeLima and her husband Christopher, of Branchville; and son Matthew Lang, of Vernon. She also is survived by her nine grandchildren: Jacqueline, Nicholas, Gabrielle, Brittany, Christopher, Richard, Ryan, Daniel and Emily; a brother, Timothy Vetter; and sister, Mary Ellen Apostolik.
A Memorial Mass will be held Saturday, April 20, at 11 a.m. at Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, 209 US Highway Route 206, Branchville. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice, Newton, in memory of Marilyn.