Margaret E. Tronetti

February 25th, 1930 - April 13th, 2018

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Margaret Eileen (Kennedy) Tronetti

          After a long, active, and vigorous life; Margaret Eileen (Kennedy) Tronetti entered a well-earned eternal rest on April 13, 2018.

          The fifth of six children of Sidney and Margaret (McMahon) Kennedy, “Peg” was an educator whose career spanned over half a century, from 1951 to 2004.  She served as a swimming, diving, and gymnastics coach, a Spanish and English instructor, a faculty advisor to model UN.  Later she served as a professional education lecturer and a student teaching advisor at Villa Maria College and Gannon University.

          Peg was a strong advocate for teachers.  She was, for many years, the grievance chairman for the Erie Education Association and later was president of the EEA as well as a member of the board of the Pennsylvania State Education Association.

          Predeceased by her five siblings as well as her husband, Donald L. Tronetti, and a son, Donald F. Tronetti, she is survived by daughters, Ann Marie Williams and Caillean McMahon Tronetti; three grandsons,1St. Sgt. Patrick Tronetti, Chris Williams, and Eric Williams; and two granddaughters, Alexandra Tronetti-Buck and Dr. Francesca Tronetti; and a great grandson, Daniel Tronetti.

          A memorial service will be held at a later date.  Memorials may be made to the Multicultural Community Resource Center, 554 East 10th St., Erie, PA  16503.  Arrangements were handled by Brugger Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1595 West 38th St. at Greengarden Blvd.  Condolences may be expressed at www.bruggerfuneralhomes.com