Thursday, December 17, 2015

Marguerite B. Petrie

Wellsville, NY - Marguerite B. Petrie, age 94, of River View Heights passed away on Thursday December 17 at the Wellsville Manor Care Center. She was born on July 16, 1921 in Gaffney, Pennsylvania to Vincenzo and Concetta Rao Bruzzi. On December 24, 1943 in the St. Eulalia Roman Catholic Church in Coudersport she married Jack M. Petrie who predeceased her on April 9, 2009.

Marguerite worked in the millinery hat department of J.J. Newberry in Wellsville and retired from CE. Air Preheater in 1983. She enjoyed her family, traveling and playing bridge. Marguerite was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church in Wellsville.

Marguerite is survived by 2 nieces, Janice (David) Schaub of Bellefonte, PA, and Mary Spadafor of Erie, PA.; 4 nephews, Robert (Becky) Nolan of Coudersport, PA, Scott Bruzzi of Coudersport, PA, Mark Bruzzi of Rochester and John (Mary) Pellegrino of Erie, PA.; 4 great nieces, Amy (Brian) Karfonta of Eldersburg, MD, Angela (Michael) Stebila of Selinsgrove, PA, Anne (Brian) Parise of Selinsgrove, PA, and Sara (Aaron) Tyson of Bellefonte, PA.; many great great nieces and nephews.

Marguerite was predeceased by her parents; 3 sisters, Teresa Deni, Rose Pellegrino and Angelina Nolan; 3 brothers, Frank, John, and Augustine Bruzzi.

Friends are invited to call on Monday, December 21, from 9:30 am to 10:30 am at the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home in Wellsville.  Prayer service will be held in the funeral home at 10:30 am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 11 am in the Immaculate Conception Church. Burial will follow in the Sacred Heart Cemetery. Memorials in Marguerite’s name may be made to the Immaculate Conception Church. To leave online condolences please visit

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