William E. Petruno Jr.

William E. Petruno, Jr., age 71, previously of Danbury, died peacefully at Haven Health Care Center in Torrington, Friday, July 18, 2008. He was born in Danbury, March 23, 1937, son of the late William E. and Mildred (Henigman) Petruno. Mr. Petruno served with the United States Navy during peacetime. He worked as a metrologist for Barden Corp for more than 40 years. He was a member of the NRA, the National Train Collectors Association, the Stamford Model Train and the Fly RC Club. He was also a member of the state of Connecticut and National Audubon Societies. In addition to collecting trains, he was also an avid stamp collector. He will be sadly missed by his son, William E. Petruno III and his fianc, Katie Reilly of Roxbury; his two daughters, Michelle Keller and her husband, Daniel of New Milford, and Kathleen Morlock and her husband, Robert of the Danbury Police Department. He is also survived by his former wife, Kate Fitzpatrick of Naples, Fla; his cousin, Debbie Englert and her husband, George of Bethel and his beloved cat, "Chessie." He was predeceased by his brother, Thomas Petruno. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday, July 22, 2008 at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in Danbury. Cremation will take place at the direction of the family. The family will receive friends in the Cornell Memorial Home, 247 White Street, Danbury, Monday, July 21, 2008 between the hours of 5 and 8 p.m. Memorial contributions in his memory may be made to Torrington Dialysis, 780 Litchfield St., Suite 100, Torrington, CT. 06790 or to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

 

William E. Petruno Jr. William E. Petruno, Jr., age 71, previously of Danbury, died peacefully at Haven Health Care Center in Torrington, Friday, July 18, 2008. He was born in Danbury, March 23, 1937, son of the late William E. and Mildred (Henigman) Petruno. Mr. Petruno served with the United States Navy during peacetime. He worked as a metrologist for Barden Corp for more than 40 years. He was a member of the NRA, the National Train Collectors Association, the Stamford Model Train and the Fly RC Club. He was also a member of the state of Connecticut and National Audubon Societies. In addition to collecting trains, he was also an avid stamp collector. He will be sadly missed by his son, William E. Petruno III and his fianc, Katie Reilly of Roxbury; his two daughters, Michelle Keller and her husband, Daniel of New Milford, and Kathleen Morlock and her husband, Robert of the Danbury Police Department. He is also survived by his former wife, Kate Fitzpatrick of Naples, Fla; his cousin, Debbie Englert and her husband, George of Bethel and his beloved cat, "Chessie." He was predeceased by his brother, Thomas Petruno. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday, July 22, 2008 at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in Danbury. Cremation will take place at the direction of the family. The family will receive friends in the Cornell Memorial Home, 247 White Street, Danbury, Monday, July 21, 2008 between the hours of 5 and 8 p.m. Memorial contributions in his memory may be made to Torrington Dialysis, 780 Litchfield St., Suite 100, Torrington, CT. 06790 or to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital