Alice Petrose

Obituary of Alice F. Petrose

Alice F. Petrose (nee Fontaine), 78, of Pine Hill, New Jersey, passed away on Saturday, May 21, 2022.


Alice Mae Petrose was born in King Queen County, Virginia on May 24, 1943 to the late Anne (Fontaine) Gregg and John Harris. She was raised by her mother Julia Harris in Paulsboro, N.J. at the age of 3.

Alice's education took place in Paulsboro Public School system where she graduated from Paulsboro High School in 1961. She attended Second Baptist Church in Paulsboro and was baptized by the late Reverend Brown.

She worked at Woodbury Memorial Hospital in housekeeping while she attended radiology school at Temple University in Philadelphia. Alice completed her residency for Radiology at Cooper Hospital. She returned to Woodbury Memorial Hospital, as a radiologist technician. Later the hospital merged with Underwood Memorial Hospital where she retired. She was an entrepreneur owning her modeling and etiquette business called Fontaine House of Charm Modeling Workshop founded in Pine Hill, N.J. She traveled to various schools around the area such as Hatch Middle School and Camden High School.


Alice married the love of her life, John S. Petrose III on July 25, 1964 and out of their union came two daughters and four grandchildren. She leaves behind her husband John S. Petrose III along with her two daughters: Robin P. Wright (Bryan Sr.) and Yvette R. Petrose, four grandchildren; Bryan Wright, Jr., Brittney Wright, Wayne Corbin, Jr., Derrick Corbin, one brother Robert Beverly III (Linda) and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

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