Margaret M. Petracca, 64, of Iselin, died at home on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013.
Born in Elizabeth, Margaret grew up in Woodbridge, and lived in Elizabeth for 40 years before moving to Iselin last year. She worked as the food service director for Clark Nursing and Rehab Center in Clark.
Margaret was also a longtime Girl Scout volunteer with the Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey Council (formerly the Girl Scouts of Washington Rock Council), serving as Girl Scout leader out of Blessed Sacrament Church, and as Elizabeth unit manager.
Margaret was predeceased by her son-in-law, Joseph Fiorvante; stepson, Scott Petracca, and her sister Amelia Consoli. She is survived by her husband, Joseph Petracca; her daughter, Dawn Fiorvante; two stepsons, Joseph and Patricia Petracca, and Steven and Madeline Petracca, and two brothers, Thomas and Janet Sonnenberg, and Leonard and Jonie Sonnenberg. She is also survived by five grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Monday, Jan. 6, at McCracken Funeral Home in Union, followed by burial at Forest Green Park Cemetery in Morganville
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