Elsie R. Penny
Elsie R. Penny, 97, of the Mountain Laurel Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Clearfield, PA and formerly of Osceola Mills, PA died Monday, July 25, 2016 at the Mountain Laurel Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Clearfield, PA.
Born on December 17, 1918 in Decatur Township, PA she was the daughter of the late Elmer & Faith (Ibberson) Kephart. She married James G. Penny on June 19, 1937 in Beccaria, PA; he preceded her in death on March 23, 1978.
Mrs. Penny was a member of the Osceola Mills United Methodist Church. She was a retired cafeteria employee of the Philipsburg Osceola Mills Area School District and a 1936 graduate of the former Osceola Mills High School. She enjoyed sewing and cooking.
She was a former member of the Osceola Mills Borough Council and the Philipsburg Chapter #387 Order of the Eastern Star. She was a member of the Osceola Mills Civic Club, Osceola Mills Historical Foundation, Penn State Education Foundation, Friends of the Library, Osceola Mills Ladies Auxiliary of the LOOMoose, Ladies Auxiliary of the VFW Post#5020 Osceola Mills, and a Charter Member of the BPOE Philipsburg.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by: a son, James R. Penny; two brothers, Gerald & Albert Kephart and a niece, Marsha Pedrazzani.
She is survived by: a daughter, Elizabeth A. “Betsy” Schnarrs & her husband Harold of Allport, PA; a son, Robert E. “Gene” Penny of Tampa FL; seven grandchildren and eighteen great-grandchildren.
The Funeral Service will held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday July 30, 2016 at the Heath Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Osceola Mills, PA; with Pastor Jennifer C. Heikes officiating. Burial will be at the Umbria Cemetery in Osceola Mills, PA.
Friends will be received on Friday, July 29, 2016 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until funeral time at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be mate to, the Osceola Mills United Methodist Church, 303 Curtin Street, Osceola Mills, PA 16666 or the SPCA, 275 21st. Street, Clearfield, PA 16830.
To sign the online guestbook, go to www.heathfuneral.com