SWANSEA- Olivette "Jean" Petrasky, 86, of Mohill Avenue passed away Sunday December 22, 2013 at her residence with her family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Bronislaw "Ben" Petrasky.
Born in Fall River, MA she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Annie (Dube) Lavallee. She lived in Swansea, MA for the past 9 months and formerly lived in South Attleboro, MA, for 38 years.
Before retiring Jean was employed as a Bookkeeper for 30 years. She was employed at the Fayette Sportswear Co. and later for the Nancy Dress Co. She was a member of the National Association of Federal Retired Employees.
Mrs. Petrasky leaves her niece Cheryl Bogle and her husband Steven of Swansea, MA with whom she lived, 1 stepson, William J. Petrasky and his wife Elaine of Seekonk, MA 2 stepdaughters, Mary E. Petrasky of Pawtucket, RI and Deborah Gantous of Holly Hill, Fl, grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Bernadette Chadinha, Rita Rasmus, Florence Sweeney and Doris Ribeiro.
Her funeral will be held Monday December 30, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. from the Karol A. Romenski & Sons Funeral Home 342 High Street Central Falls, RI with a Prayer Service in the Funeral Home at 10:00 a.m. CALLING HOURS MONDAY FROM 9:00 A.M. TO 10:00 A.M. Burial will be in Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery, Exeter, RI.