Gertrude “Trudy” E. (Spooner) Petrowicz, 88, a long-time resident of Swanzey died on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at Cheshire Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Keene. She passed peacefully with the love of family near after a brief period of declining health.
Trudy was born the daughter of the late Doris (Day) and Harold Spooner on Sept 3, 1929 in Barre, Massachusetts. She was educated in Barre where she attended local schools and graduated.
On December 20, 1958 she exchanged vows with Daniel J. Petrowicz at the First Congregational Church of Swanzey. They were married with family and friends in attendance. The Petrowicz’s have been married for fifty-eight years.
Trudy worked as a book keeper for Troy Auto for ten years before retiring in 1991. Prior she had worked for the City of Keene in the Keene Recreational Center, Equifax Investigation and Peerless Insurance in similar roles.
Trudy enjoyed reading and doing puzzles, Time was spent watching the Red Sox and Patriots. She liked to go camping in her younger years and always had flower gardens where she grew pink roses. Mostly she loved being a wife, mother and in time grandmother and great grandmother.
Mrs. Petrowicz is survived by her husband, Daniel J. Petrowicz Sr. of Swanzey. Her children; James C. Walker and his wife Elizabeth of Chesterfield, Daniel J. “D.J.” Petrowicz Jr. and his wife Debbie of Montague, MA. and Corbee Kitzman and her husband Donald of Hoyt, KS. A sister, Louise Dugan of TN. She also leaves cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Trudy is pre-deceased by her brothers, Roger and Peter Spooner.
In keeping with Trudy’s wishes there are no calling hours. A graveside service will be held on Friday, October 27, 2017 at 1pm. in the family lot at Mountain View Cemetery, Old Homestead HWY, Rt. 32 South. Swanzey, NH. 03446. All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Home and Crematories, 46 South Winchester St. Swanzey, NH. 03446. www.cheshirefamilyfuneralhome.com