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Veronica C. Petroski

February 27, 1927 - December 19, 2020

Veronica C. Petroski, age 93, of West Grove, PA, and formerly of New Castle, DE, passed away on Saturday, December 19, 2020.

Born on February 27, 1927, in Northumberland, PA, she was a daughter of the late Walter and Nellie (Snitski) Wisniewski. Veronica made her living as a cashier for a local gift shop. As a pious woman, she was a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church for more than five decades. Veronica enjoyed cooking, taking care of her home, and traveling. She explored Hawaii, Alaska, and the Vatican. Veronica loved spending time with her family, especially during the holidays. She will always be remembered for her quirky QVC shopping habit.

In addition to her parents, Veronica was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Petroski, a brother and sister. She is survived by her children, Edward G. Petroski of Elkton, MD, Ronald V. Petroski of Orlando, FL, and Bruce J. Petroski of New Castle; a host of grandchildren and great grandchildren.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 9 am until 10 am on Tuesday, January 5, 2021, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11 am at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 12 Winder Road, New Castle, DE. A private interment will be held at Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Bear, DE. Face masks will be required for all in attendance.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Veronica’s memory to the Food Bank of Delaware, 222 Lake Drive, Newark, DE 19702.


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6 Condolences for Veronica C. Petroski

  • Grandma Petroski will be missed. She lived a long life. A woman of faith, who loved her sons, grandchildren and great grandchildren unconditionally. A story teller and a keeper of memories. She was warm and caring, The best hugs always came from her arms and warm embrace. I will be forever grateful for her love. May you be surrounded by the grace of God.

  • So sorry for your loss. She had a nice long life and will be missed. Remember her well, growing up across the street.

  • To all (Ed, Ron, Bruce ) To My Sons, Ronangelo and Mark and to all the grandkids and great grandkids. I am so very sorry for your loss. Veronica was a strong woman, a great cook and enjoyed her family. Though my time with her was limited, I carry with me memories that I will cherish. May you find peace knowing that she is whole now. Mind,spirit and soul. She is finally back at the side of her husband, Ed. God Bless you all, know you are in my prayers and thoughts.

  • I remember Veronica as a warm and friendly woman
    that I saw in Holy Spirit Church and at our various parish events.
    Then I did not see her. I asked various parishioners and no one knew
    where she was.
    I am sorry for the Petroski family’s loss.
    I look forward to attending the funeral mass on January 5.

  • I knew Veronica and Bruce from the days when we worked at Hoys. Enjoyed knowing both of them.
    Prayers to the family.
    Helen Jackson

  • To the Petroski Family,

    You have my condolences and deepest sympathy for your loss. You may be in a difficult place right now, but be comforted to know that things will get better, have faith in God, be encouraged by his word.