Patricia E. Petracca

February 26, 1937November 11, 2012

Patricia E. (Mathewson) Petracca, 75, passed away November 11, 2012. She was the daughter of the late Daniel and Hope (Smith) Mathewson.

Mother of Mario A. Petracca III, (ret. N.P.F.D) and Matthew J. Petracca and wife Tina; grandmother of Alicia, Caitlyn, Michael and Nicholas; sister of William Mathewson and Barbara Passarelli.

Visitation will be held Thursday, 4-7 p.m. with a funeral on Friday at 9:30 a.m. from the PONTARELLI-MARINO Home, 971 Branch Avenue, Providence followed by a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. in St. Thomas Church, 65 Fruit Hill Avenue, Providence. Burial will be in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston. To express your condolences through our online guestbook, visit


  • Visitation Thursday, November 15, 2012
  • Funeral Service Friday, November 16, 2012

Patricia E. Petracca

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Kathy Keefe

December 6, 2012

Mario & Matt I am so sorry for your loss.

December 3, 2012

Dear Matt, Tina and children, we are very sorry about the loss of your mom. We send you prayers and our deepest sympathy. Rosetta, Vinny and children.

Bob Morrissey

November 20, 2012

Mario,Matt sorry to learn of the passing of your mother ,may your memories give you comfort at this difficult time, God Bless .

Caitlyn Petracca

November 18, 2012

I think of you every night before I go to sleep wishing I could of spent more time with you.. I think about all the times Alicia and me would sleep over and I regret not seeing you more. I can't wait to meet you again and see your smile. I love you Nana. Ill always look up to you for the strong woman you are ! Xoxo

November 17, 2012

Mario & Family,

Very sorry for your loss of your mother, with deepest sympathy.

Anthony Rossi ( NPFD )

Caitlyn Petracca

November 17, 2012

It was so hard having to walk away from you yesterday. But I know your still and always will be with me. I love you so much and miss you every day more and more .

Dr. Denise Draeger and Staff

November 16, 2012

Dearest Barbara and family;
I am so sorry for your loss, we are all so very blessed to know this sweet and wonderful woman even if it was for such a short time. Her joyful self was always such a delight. She is missed already.

November 15, 2012

Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you. Rosemary Evans (Furtado).

November 15, 2012

So sorry for your loss Gloria

November 15, 2012

Matt, Tina, Mike & Nick.

We are so sorry for the passing of "Nana". Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Love, Kim, Bob, Mikayla & Brandon