Mary Rose Petr, age 89, entered into eternal rest Sept. 30, 2021 in San Antonio, Texas.
Rosary will be said at 6:00 p.m., Thursday, October 7, 2021 at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church 4100 Coulter. Funeral mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m., Friday, October 8, 2021 at the church. Interment will follow in Memory Gardens Cemetery. Arrangements are by Schooler Funeral Home.
Mary was born on Nov. 12, 1931 to Dr. Jesse John Brady and Katheryne Murphy Brady in Austin, Texas. She graduated from The University of Texas in Austin with a Bachelor of Science in Home Economics. She later earned a Master of Science in Child Development from Iowa State College. She was married for 46 years to Frank C. Petr with whom she had three loving children. Mary Rose spent over 30 years in the real estate business in Amarillo before moving to San Antonio, Texas in 2011. She was devoted to her Catholic faith and her family.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank C. Petr, her brothers John and James Brady, and her sisters Frances (Mickey) Underwood and Katheryne Lee Choate. She is survived by her brother, Peter Brady, her daughter Laura Macha (Mark), her sons Dr. Charles Petr (Alison) and Mark Petr, as well as six grandchildren: Meredith Pierce (Tim), Jeff Macha (Jen), Kristin Getz ( Wyatt), Ryan Petr, Drew Macha (Amanda), and Carolyn Petr; and six great grandchildren: James, Aaron, and Ben Pierce, Liam and Charlotte Getz, and Alexandria Macha.