Obituary for Helen Petraitis
March 17, 1918 – June 10, 2017
Helen Frances Petraitis was born on June 18, 1918 in Chicago, Illinois to Adam and Adela (Dawidowicz) Petraitis. She died on Thursday, June 8, 2017 in Arlington Heights. Helen worked as an administrative assistant for Continental Bank in downtown Chicago.
Helen was a graduate of Steinmetz High School and 1948 graduate of St. Elizabeth Hospital where she received her R.N. degree and served in the medical field for many years. Anita the worked in I.T. at Kraft for 17 years and another 23 at MCS, retiring at the age of 83.
Helen is survived by her children Michael T. (the late Pudgy), Leonard J. Jr., Charles A. (Linda), Patricia R. (Thomas) Bromm, David P. Sr. (Michelle) and Dario; her grandchildren, Michael Jr., Melissa, Anthony, Julie, Michelle, Kristen, Karl-Thomas, Jason, Kyle, David Jr., Jack, Vincent and Elle; her great grandchildren Ava and Stella; her siblings Marie (the late Frank) Ringa; her sister in law and Ann (the late Frank) Rubino and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
She is preceded in death by her husband Leonard J. Cardella, Sr., her grandson, Raymie; her brother Joseph (Shirley) Wright and her sisters in law Mary (the late Howard) Marquett and Rose (the late Richard) Boughamer and by her parents.
Visitation 3:30 – 9 PM on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at the Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd., 1520 N. Arlington Heights Rd., (4 blocks south of Palatine Rd.) Arlington Heights. Prayers 9:15 AM Thursday at the funeral home to St. Mary Parish, 10 N. Buffalo Grove Road, Buffalo Grove for Mass at 10:00 AM. Interment Evergreen Cemetery, Barrington.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Mary Parish. Information at 522.214.171.124.
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