Marguerite E. Petty

WINSTED — Marguerite E. Petty, formerly of Ballston Spa, N.Y., died Feb. 23, 2011, at Laurel Hill Healthcare. She was born Dec. 28, 1927. She was the widow of Paul Petty.

Her survivors include her daughter, Paula Petty-Barber and her special friend, Joseph Zappia Jr., of Winsted; her sister, Constance (Smith) Molloy, and her brother, Robert Smith, both of Ballston Spa; her grandchildren, Shelley Barber of Winsted, Lauren Barber of Tennessee, Melanie (Heard) McCowan of Virginia and Tiffany Heard of Corinth, N.Y.; two great-granddaughters, Isabella and Ruby Belle; her nephews, Gordon Smith of Texas and Timothy Smith of Maryland; her nieces, Barbara Smith Howe of Texas and Valarie Smith Resue of Ballston Spa; and many grandnieces, grandnephews and cousins.

In addition to her husband, Marguerite was predeceased by a daughter, Dawn Petty Heard.

The family is grateful for the loving care Marguerite received from the staff at both Laurel Hill Healthcare and VITAS Innovative Hospice Care.

A private funeral service will be held in the spring.