UFCW Leader Petronella Dies

NEW CANAAN, Conn. — Services are scheduled here Wednesday for Brian Petronella, the longtime president of United Food and Commercial Workers Local 371, who died Friday at age 54, the Westport, Conn.-based union said.

NEW CANAAN, Conn. — Services are scheduled here Wednesday for Brian Petronella, the longtime president of United Food and Commercial Workers Local 371, who died Friday at age 54, the Westport, Conn.-based union said.

Petronella had been Local 371’s president since 1999, playing a key role in negotiations between workers and supermarket employers, and acting as an advocate for food workers in Connecticut. Most recently Local 371 negotiated a four-year contract for Stop & Sho

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