• MARY LOU PENNER

    June 2, 2020

    Mary Lou Penner, 90, of Chittenango passed away Tuesday at home with her husband by her side. Born in Watertown, Mary Lou has resided in Chittenango since 1958. She received her Masters Degree form Albany State and began her teaching career in several eastern New York high schools as a French and Latin teacher. After moving to Chittenango she continued as a substitute teacher in the Chittenango School District for 31 years retiring in 1989. For many years she was also employed as an assistant to the Town of Sullivan Supervisor Joseph Henry. Mary Lou was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Chittenango. She was an avid fan of all S.U. sports, the NY Yankees and NY Giants. Always an active volunteer, she volunteered for WCNY, WAER, the American Red Cross, the American Cancer Society, the Sullivan Free Library, the Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum, the Chittenango Dollars for Scholars, she was a past Grand Marshall of the Chittenango OZ Day Parade and a former Madison County Volunteer of the Year. She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Ralph “Bud” Penner, her son Thomas Penner of Boston MA. and 2 grandchildren, Jon and Emily Penner of Maine. Family graveside services will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Chittenango. Contributions in her memory may be made to the Sullivan Free Library, 101 Falls Blvd. Chittenango, NY 13037.

    G.F. ZIMMER F.H.

    CHITTENANGO 315-687-3366

     

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    We are very sorry for your loss. Thinking of all of you. Love, Jeff and Cindy

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    So sorry to hear of Mary Lou's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this time.

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    In loving thoughts and prayers for a wonderful lady we were privileged to know.Tony and Barb Benz

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    So sorry to hear this. I was intending to see you when this virus has passed. Let me know if we can meet later in the summer.

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    Bud - so sorry to hear of Mary Lou's passing. She was a great lady who always put a smile on my face.

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    Bud and family, so very sorry for your loss. Judy Dodge

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