Sidney H. Petrie
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North Stonington - Sidney H. Petrie, 71, of North Stonington, husband of 39 years to Linda (Olszewski) Petrie, passed away on Sunday, July 22, 2018, at Yale-New Haven Hospital after a brief illness and with his family by his side.

Born in Springfield, Mass., he was the son to the late Sidney and Ruth (Wynn) Petrie. He lived in North Stonington for 36 years, previously living in Mystic. He was a carpenter at Electric Boat for 30 years up until his retirement in 2009.

Sidney loved being on the water, as did his late father who was a merchant marine chief steward on board the SS Constitution. Sidney was an avid sailor and member of the Ram Island Yacht Club in Noank. Always on the water participating in events held by, Ram Island Yacht Club, OffSoundings Club and the Mystic River Mudhead Sailing Association. He could always be found sailing or helping friends around the boatyard in Noank.

He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran honorably discharged in 1968.

In addition to his wife, he leaves his son, Brian H. Petrie of Mystic whom he was most proud of. He also leaves a sister, Bonnie Lasiter (Bruce) of Fort Smith, Ark.; sister in-law, Janice Olszewski of Westerly; and many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his in-laws, Henry and Irene Olszewski; and a brother-in-law, Ronald Olszewski.

Services for Sidney will be private at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Sails Up 4 Cancer at

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Published in The Day on Jul. 29, 2018.
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August 19, 2018
Dear Linda and Brian,

I'm so sorry for your loss. Sid was always loved by everyone. I have wonderful memories of Sid visiting our family in Pennsylvania and vacationing in Ludlow with my Grandmother and Uncle Jr. as a young girl. I will keep you and Brian in my prayers. Our Deepest Sympathy is with you both. All our Love Mary Ann Wynn O'Brien and Family
Mary Ann O'Brien
July 30, 2018
Linda , Brian I am so sorry for your loss. Sidney's picture is a window to a good soul.
Being as how he loved to sail, I feel close to him even though I never met him, as my best times are on the water in my canoe. Greg
Greg Brien
July 30, 2018

Sorry for the loss of your husband. My thoughts and prayers are with you and

Carol Firmin
July 30, 2018
Carol Firmin
July 30, 2018
linda i am so sorry that you lost your love and prayers are with you and son. may god bless.
July 30, 2018
So sorry for the loss of your husband. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Donna Severini
July 29, 2018
I am so sorry for your loss of Sid. I worked with him at Electric Boat. It was a pleasure to know him. A very kind and gentle man.
Bill Curry
July 29, 2018
Linda & Brian,
Our hearts are broken for you. Sid was a special and gentle soul who will be sorely missed in many hearts. To Live In The Hearts of Those We Leave Behind
Is Not To Die.
Our deepest condolences,
Queen Bee & Michael
Lee Stafford
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