Hilda E. Petrowski, lifelong resident of Bridgewater, passed peacefully surrounded by her family on February 20, 2020 at the age of 94. Born and raised in Middleboro, she was the daughter of Maria (Correia) and Joseph Souza.
Hilda was a very caring person. She spent many years working in the VA Hospital in Brockton as well as the Catholic Charities. On July 2, 1949, she married the love of her life, Walter G. Petrowski and the two settled in Bridgewater to raise their family.
Hilda was an extremely talkative, outgoing woman with lots of friends. She was always active and social. She enjoyed traveling, line dancing, bowling, gardening, shopping, going to the beach, and playing cards with her friends. She loved her little dogs. Hilda loved all sports, especially the Patriots (Tom Brady) and the Red Sox, but more importantly she loved to watch her grandchildren play sports.
Loving wife of the late Walter G. Petrowski. Mother of Paula Smith and her husband John of Hull, Wanda Lucini and her husband Bill of West Bridgewater, Sandra McGrath and her late husband Gerard of Weymouth, and Steve Petrowski and his wife Lynn of Lakeville. Grandmother of April Smith, Derek Smith and his wife Diana, Jilian Lucini and her fiancé Sean Curran, Will Lucini and his girlfriend Neesha, Alden Petrowski and his fiancé Courtney Ferreira, Brenton Petrowski, and Shannon McGrath. Hilda was the Sister-in-law of Bertha Souza and Jennie Massod. Hilda is also predeceased by her 5 siblings.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks you donate to a charity of your choice.
Visiting Hours will be held on Friday, February 28th from 4:00PM-8:00PM at Prophett-Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 98 Bedford Street, Bridgewater.
Funeral Mass on Saturday, February 29th will be held at St. Thomas Aquinas, at 11:00AM, 103 Center St, Bridgewater, MA 02324.
Burial will immediately follow in the St.Thomas Aquinas Cemtery.