It is with deep regret that Major Brian J. Ratajczak, Troop E Commander, announces the passing of retired Trooper Edward M. Petix on December 10, 2022. Trooper Petix began his career with the NY State Police on June 26, 1961 and retired on December 30, 1992. Prior to joining the New York State Police , Trooper Petix served with the United States Army. He leaves behind his wife, Retired Trooper Roberta Petix and his daughter, Troop E Principle Clerk Shannon Banfield.
A Memorial Mass will be held at a date yet to be determined.