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Louise A. Penney

Obituary for Louise A. Penney

January 14, 1926 - January 12, 2019
Rockland, Massachusetts | Age 92


Louise Ann (Young) Penney, 92 of Rockland. Died on January 12, 2019 at South Shore Hospital in Weymouth. She was born on January 14, 1926 in Boston to the late Thomas and Ethel (DeBird) Young. She was raised and educated in Dorchester and attended the Dorchester School for Girls. She was the loving wife of the late Eugene Penney.

After high school, Nana Penney attended the Cadet Nursing School at Boston City Hospital. She then worked for Braeburn Nursing in Whitman and after 20 years she retired and worked as an aide for children with special needs at the Esten School in Rockland.

Nana Penney enjoyed spending her time traveling, bowling and doing a little gambling. She was an avid reader who loved nothing more than spending time with her family. Especially her grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. Nana Penney's life mission was to help others and she did that until her final days.

She was the loving mother of Patricia E. Dolan of Naples FL and her late husband Richard Dolan, Helen L. Krueger of Norwell and her husband Robert Kruegar, Jean C. Thornton of Whitman and her husband James Thornton, Janice M. Maw of Bridgewater and her husband David Maw and Richard E. Penney of Rockland and his wife Patricia Penney. Nana Penney was the sister of the late Ethel Mullen and Thomas Young. She is survived by her twelve grandchildren, twenty seven great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. She is predeceased by her granddaughter Jennifer Thornton and grandson David Dunn.

The family welcomes friends and loved ones to celebrate Nana Penney's life on Thursday January 17, 2019 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Magoun-Biggins Funeral Home, 135 Union Street Rockland, MA. A funeral home service will be held on Friday January 18, 2019 at 10:00 AM. Burial will be held at a later date at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Rockland. Donations can be made in the name of her late husband Eugene Penney and her late granddaughter Jennifer Thornton to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.

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Rockland, MA 02370
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