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Jana DeHart

Mary V. Petrone

August 24, 1928 - February 23, 2022

We created a GatheringUs memorial to celebrate the life of Mary V. Petrone. Collecting your stories and memories here will offer us great comfort. Click on the heart to let us know you were here and to receive email updates. Thank you for contributing to this lasting memorial.

With timing that would presage a long life as a night owl, Mary Virginia Petrone was born at 8:45 in the evening on August 24, 1928, in Tuxedo Hospital, Tuxedo Park, New York to Mary Kelly Petrone and Fredrick William Petrone.   Mary’s parents had come to the gilded yet rustic environs of Tuxedo Park to work in service – she as a chambermaid; he as a chauffeur – for the town’s well-heeled residents. They met on a blind date. Their...  see more
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  • Jana DeHart
    Some of my favorite photos of Mary through the years!
  • Jana DeHart
    Here are a couple of photos from Mary's Funeral Mass yesterday. Many thanks to all who were present and I'm looking forward to meeting more friends and family of Mary's at her virtual memorial service May 7th.
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    • Linda Murray
      Linda Murray Some photos of Mary with her Aunt Agnes, her mom, and Agnes' best friends Anna and John Lydon--and Mary on a cruise! xo
    • Linda Murray
      Ed Silverii How I remember Mary:
      When she and Uncle Fred lived in the gatehouse in Tuxedo Park I saw my first snake, my first deer and my first pull chain commode, all frightening experiences each in it’s own way.
      When she would visit at Christmas and my...  more