SOUTHBRIDGE — H. Patricia “Patty” (Anctil) Petro, 79, of High St., passed away on Friday, Sept. 21, in Harrington Healthcare at Hubbard in Webster after a long illness.

She leaves her husband of 60 years, Lazaraq L. Petro; her daughter, Christine Cloutier of Sturbridge; her three sons, Ronald Petro and his wife Stacy of Woodstock, Conn., Joseph Petro of Southbridge and Gregory Petro of Charlton; her brother, Albert Anctil of Charlton; her sister, Priscilla Plaza of Dudley; her five grandchildren, Vanessa Cloutier, Jennifer Mitchem, Tyler Petro, Alexa Walsh and Nikita Petro; seven great grandchildren, Avery Mitchem, Angelina Petro, Madeleine Gaumond, Jocelyn Gaumond, Jaden Mitchem, Emerson Walsh, Mia Mandel and another great grandchild due any day.  She also leaves many nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by two brothers, Henry “Pete” Anctil and George Anctil, and three sisters, Eleanor Nielsen, Gloria Lindquist and Elaine Larochelle.  She was born in Southbridge the daughter of Lorenzo and Anna (Arsenault) Anctil.

Patty worked at the American Optical Co. in Southbridge for many years and later worked at Shaw’s Supermarket in Sturbridge for 13 years before retiring several years ago.  She enjoyed knitting and crocheting.  Patty loved to play bingo and going to the casino with her sister-in-laws, Judy Anctil and Terry Anctil.  Most of all Patty loved spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Patty’s funeral service and burial in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Southbridge, will be private.  There are no calling hours.

The Daniel T. Morrill Funeral Home, 130 Hamilton St., Southbridge, is directing arrangements.

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