Lucy Ann Petri entered eternal life on May 2, 2014 at the age of 89, after struggle with Alzheimer’s disease. She was born on June 15, 1924 in New London, Connecticut, the daughter of John and Julanna Krajewski. Lucy was the 6th of 7 children after they came to America through Ellis Island. She married Howard Russell Petri in 1943. While he was enlisted in the Army, they were stationed in many various locations before settling in Florida. Lucy’s interests included spending time with her family, dancing, listening to music and entertaining crowds as a clown. She was a devout Catholic and proud of her Polish ancestry. She moved to Texas 12 years ago.
Lucy was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, 2 sisters and 3 brothers. She is survived by brother Ed Krajewski; daughter Karen Johnson and husband Jim; daughter Gail McCurry and husband Dean; seven grandchildren: Sean Johnson and wife Robin; Mark Johnson; Shannon Johnson and husband David; Kaylen Meserve and husband Nick; Scott McCurry; and Kevin McCurry. She also is survived by 7 Great-grandchildren and 1 Great-great-grandchild. Services are on Monday May 5th 2014 at Mary Immaculate Catholic Church at 10:00 am. Visitation will be on Sunday May 4th at North Dallas Funeral Home in Farmers Branch from 5 pm till 7 pm. The family would like to thank the care givers at Prestonwood Rehab Center for their loving care.
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