Anthony J. Petrowsky Sr. November 3, 1926 - May 16, 2013 Griswold - Anthony J. Petrowsky Sr., age 86, passed away on Thursday May 16, 2013 at the Wm. W. Backus Hospital. Anthony was born in Norwich on November 3, 1926, a son to the late Catherine (Lambert) and Anthony Petrowski. Anthony was a veteran of the United States Army, serving in WWII and a member of the VFW Post #10004. After serving in the Army, Anthony worked until his retirement, at age 70, at the former Yaworski Trucking Company as both a driver and mechanic. His greatest love and accomplishment is that of his children and family. Anthony is survived by his sons Anthony Petrowsky Jr., William Petrowsky Sr.; daughters Rosanne Dagenias, Terry Shelby; grandchildren Jennifer Maciel, Melinda Petrowsky, Christine Jeannotte, William Petrowsky Jr., Robert John Metz Jr., Brandon Field; great-grandchildren Gabrielle Ocasio and Christopher Niewiarowski-Hasbrouck II. He is predeceased by his brothers Frank, Joseph and Albert Petrowsky; sisters Mary St. Lawrence and Gladys Carignan and his granddaughter Renee Niewiarowski-Hasbrouck. There will be a calling hour on Monday from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. at the Gagne-Piechowski Funeral Home 490 Voluntown Road Jewett City, CT. Interment will follow in the Pachaug Cemetery in Griswold. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to V.F.W. Post #10004, 263 Taylor Hill Rd., Griswold, CT 06351 For online condolences go to gagnepiechowski.com
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Published in Norwich Bulletin on May 18, 2013