Wilma Anne Petrowski, 90, passed away peacefully on her 90th birthday on July 10, 2020 at Hillside Manor Personal Care Home, Uniontown, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born July 10, 1930 in Monarch, a daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Struhalla) Gmitter.
She graduated salutatorian from Dunbar Township High School with the Class of 1948.
Once she graduated, she worked as head teller in a bank. After raising her children she worked as a legal secretary for many years.
Wilma was an avid sports fan, and enjoyed watching her grandchildren compete in sports. She loved growing flowers, especially gardenias.
She was a member of the former Holy Trinity R.C. Church of Connellsville and was a current member of St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church, Connellsville.
Wilma is survived by her children; Daniel T. Petrowski and wife Marianne, of Pittsburgh, Patricia Burd of Connellsville, and Janet Smith and husband Richard of Pataskala, Ohio; grandchildren, Derek (Carol) Petrowski, Matthew Petrowski; Talei (Pomai) Ontiveros and Harlan Petrowski, Tanner Burd, Tyler Burd, and Travis (Alicia) Burd; 7 great-grandchildren and her 2 sisters, Evelyn Kline and Esther Koss.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harry A. Petrowski (2007), her husband of 55 years; brothers, John Gmitter, Joseph Gmitter, Tomas Gmitter, and Frank Gmitter; sisters, Mary Gmitter, Dorothy Connors, Helen Matuschak and Agnes Fitzgerald.
Family and friends will be received in the PAUL G. FINK FUNERAL HOME, INC. 418 North Pittsburgh Street Connellsville, PA 15425 on Sunday from 2pm – 4pm and 6pm – 8pm. Additional visitation will be held on Monday from 8:30am until 9:30am when Prayers of Transfer will be held.
A Mass of Christian Burial will immediately follow at St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church at 10am with Rev. Fr. Paul Lisik as celebrant.
Committal will follow at Holy Trinity R.C. Cemetery, Connellsville.
Due to the restrictions set in place because of Covid-19, there will be no social gathering after the funeral.
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