Obituary for Rosemary A. Petrecz (1943-2020)
Rosemary A. Petrecz, age 76, of Swedesburg, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, October 25, 2020. Born in Philadelphia, Rosemary was the daughter of the late John Andrew Freas and the late Anna Hoffmann Freas, the devoted wife, since August 7, 1970, of the late Peter J. Petrecz, the loving mother of Peter “Harry” Petrecz (Jennifer) of Swedesburg and Rosemarie Mitchell (Thomas) of Phoenixville, the adoring grandmother of Sidney Petrecz and the cherished sister of Andrew Freas (Antoinette) of Muncy, PA, the late Anna Prosock and Margaret McKinney (Thomas) of Jeffersonville, PA.
Rosemary was a long-time member of Sacred Heart Church and a graduate of Roxborough High School, Class of 1961. She was employed for many years as an order picker for Fleming Foods and retired from there in the late 90’s. Rosemary was an animal lover and enjoyed knitting and other crafts as well as painting.
Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing on Thursday, October 29, from 9 a.m. until 10 a.m. followed by her Funeral Service beginning at 10 a.m. at The Bernard S. Gutkowski Funeral Home, 305 Jefferson Street, Swedesburg, Upper Merion Twp., PA 19405, 610-275-6385, Keith J. Murphy, F.D., Interment will be in Valley Forge Memorial Gardens. The family would appreciate memorial donations to The National Audubon Society, 225 Varick Street, New York, NY 10014. www.gutkowskifuneralhome.com
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