It is with great sadness that the Penney family announce the passing of Melvin Chesley Penney on August 13, 2022 at A M Guy Memorial Hospital in Buchans, NL. After serving his Lord and Savior for 60+ years, Melvin made his final journey to his heavenly home at the age of 88 years.
He was born in Buchans September 24, 1933 to Victor and Miriam Penney of New Perlican. He worked at Asarco Mining Company as a receiving clerk until the company closed down in the 80’s
Melvin was predeceased by his loving son, Derrick in April 2022, both parents, 6 brothers and 2 sisters.
Left to mourn are his wife Marina, of 66 years whom he dearly loved, daughter Brandi, his little girl (Randy Higdon),son Robbie, grandchildren; Scott, who was more like a son to him, Shana, Samantha, Brooke, and Dylan, great grandchildren; Savannah, the light of his life and Deklan, whom he didn’t get to know because of his illness, 2 brothers and 1 sister, and his precious Sunday school kids and many many friends and relatives.
A special Thank You to all the staff at A M Guy Memorial Hospital who treated him with love and respect.
ABSENT FROM THE BODY…..PRESENT WITH THE LORD
Funeral to be announced at a later date.
A Memorial Tree was planted for Melvin
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Hoskins Funeral Home - Grand Falls-Windsor