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H. Sue Pennay

May 21, 1929 - January 15, 2015


Formerly of Chemung, New York

Date of Death:

January 15, 2015



Birth Date:

May 21, 1929

Birth Place:

Hopewell, MS

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H. Sue Pennay

Sue Pennay,85, of Waverly , N.Y. passed away January 15, 2015, at Robert Packer Hospital.Sue had resided at the Elderwood Nursing Facility for the past year.

Sue was born May 21, 1929, in Hopewell, Mississippi, to Mae and Grover McKinney, and then moved to Memphis, Tennessee.

Sue moved to Waverly in the late 1970's and married Clarence Pennay. Sue was a waitress for many years at the former Sammys restaurant in Waverly. She was a dedicated member of the Waverly Moose Lodge and a life member of the Ladies Auxiliary, VFW post 1536 in Sayre, Pa.

She was predeceased by her husband Clarence Pennay in 2010.

Sue is survived by her daughter Beverly Shiells, of Idaho; stepson Chris Pennay of Lodi, NY, brother-in-law, Harold Pennay, and sister-in-law Bobby and Al of Laceyville, Pa.;cousin Patricia Wilkinson,of Waverly; also several nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Sue will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by her charming southern accent, and her loving and caring ways.

There will be a family gathering at a later date, at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to one’s favorite charity. Those wishing may send a private sympathy message of remembrance for sue’s family in "obituaries" at or visit our Facebook Page. 

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