Florence Marie Petro
Florence Marie Petro, 77, of Springfield, died at St. Vincent’s Hospice in Indianapolis, IN on Sunday, February 10, 2013. She was born August 20, 1935 in Bishop’s Falls, Newfoundland, Canada to Bernard and Catherine (Philpott) Bouzane. She married George R. Petro in 1956 in Newfoundland. He preceded her in death in 1980. She was also preceded in death by her parents and sister, Anna.
Surviving are four sons, Wayne (Tracy) Petro, Mark (Beth) Petro, both of Springfield, Jeff (Ann) Petro of Indianapolis, IN and Jamie (Beth) Petro of Valrico, FL; a daughter Lisa Petro (Scott Williams) of Indianapolis, IN; grandchildren, Amy (Ryan), Adam (Kates), Jessica, Justin, Samuel, Alicia, Jillian, Jacob, Natalie, Morgan, Ryan, Tess, and Ellie; great grandchildren, Kinley, Gavin, and Nora; sisters, Theresa, Helena, Margaret, Lillian and brother, Jim, all of Newfoundland, Canada.
“Flo” worked for many years in the Springfield School District at Jane Addams, Feitschans, and Springfield High School where she retired as a health technician. She lived a very active life and loved to travel. She was a former member of St. Joseph’s parish where she sang in the choir. She and her husband were also active in the Springfield Art Association.
Memorial Gathering: 9-11 am Saturday, February 23, 2013 at Staab Funeral Home.
Memorial Service: 11:00 am Saturday, February 23, 2013 at Staab Funeral Home with Deacon Larry Day officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Springfield Parks Foundation.