EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

January 28, 2013

Mary Louise (Gilman) Petralia, 81


Salem, N.H. — Mary Louise (Gilman) Petralia, age 81, of Salem, N.H., died Saturday at the Parkland Medical Center, Derry, N,H. She was born in Andover, where she grew up and attended schools. She was a resident of Salem for the past ten years, formerly of Lawrence and Salisbury. Mary was a homemaker. She was a member of the Assembly of God Church in Methuen. She enjoyed her family and going out to eat with her sister and niece. She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph Petralia; and her siblings, Albert, Ralph, William, Robert, Blanche, Florence, and Edith. She is survived by her sons, Joseph Petralia of Manchester, N.H., Robert Petralia of Salem, N.H. brother, George and his wife Sally Gilman of Salem, N.H; sister, Ruth Fontaine of Salem, N.H.; and many nieces and nephews.

ARRANGEMENTS: Calling hours will be held Wednesday, January 30 from 9-11 a.m., followed by a funeral service at 11 a.m. at Douglas & Johnson Funeral Home, 214 Main St, Salem, NH. Burial will follow in Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Lawrence. To send a message of condolence to the family, please view the obituary at www.douglasandjohnson.com