Jean Ann Penney
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Jean Ann Penney
  • July 19, 1946 - July 3, 2017
  • Chester, Vermont

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Jean Ann Penney, 70, passed away on July 3, 2017 at Springfield Hospital surrounded by her family. Jean was born on July 19, 1946 in the Bronx, New York, daughter of Peter and Pauline (Todd) Rooney. She grew up in New Jersey and moved to Vermont in 1972. Jean was married to John Francis Penney, Jr. in 1983. They raised their family in Chester, VT.

Jean graduated from Hackensack Hospital School of Nursing in Hackensack, New Jersey and worked in many specialty areas. Nursing was her love.

She is survived by her husband John, her son Scott Morley and his wife Britni, son John Penney III and his wife Meg, her daughter Carole Ann Penney and her husband Ian, and by her two granddaughters Mazie Violet and Avery Jean.

A memorial mass will be celebrated at St. Joseph's Church in Chester at 11:00am on Saturday, July 15, 2017. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Patient Services/Care Fund at the Norris Cotton Cancer Center at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center or Meals-on-Wheels of Greater Springfield. .