PENNELL, Melvin George (80)
Name:PENNELL, Melvin George
Funeral Home:LOUGHEED FUNERAL HOME
Visitation:Aug.6th from 11am-3pm
PENNELL, Melvin George - In loving Memory of Melvin George Pennell, 80 years. Peacefully Wednesday August 1st, 2012 at the Health Sciences North, Sudbury with his loving family at his side. Beloved husband of Margaret (nee Medynski) Pennell. Mel and Marg met while serving in the Irish Regiment and married May 18th, 1968 with a full Military Wedding. He was born in Sudbury, on July 15th, 1932, where he also settled to raise two children Laurie Pennell and Glen Pennell of Toronto. He is survived by sisters Noreen Wither, Albina Girard of Sudbury, and Vivian Turcotte of Chalk River and predeceased by brothers Orville Pennell (Flo), Bob Pennell (Jeannette) and sister Marlene Kulczycki (Dennis). He is also predeceased by Parents Austin and Velma (nee Rilley) Pennell. A proud Canadian, Mel served his country in the Army as a Private in the Royal Canadian Regiment, having seen action in the Korean War. He continued his service as an active member of the Korea Veterans Association serving as Sgt-At- Arms. Mel also was an active Life Member of the Royal Canadian Legion for 55 years at Branch 76, participating on both the Zone and District Executive Committees. A celebration of his life will take place at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch # 76, Weller St., Sudbury. From 11am to 3pm Monday August 6th, 2012, with a Memorial Service at 12 noon Monday. Donations are requested to be made to the RCL Br. 76 Poppy Fund. Cremation to take place at the Park Lawn Crematorium, Sudbury. At the going down of the sun and in the morning, we will remember him. May the Lord grant him peace. Arrangements entrusted to the LOUGHEED FUNERAL HOME, Sudbury. To light a memorial candle, flowers, donations or messages of condolences available on-line at www.lougheed.orgReturn to obituaries
Marg: Please accept are sincerest sympathies. We will remember Mel as a true gentleman, dedicated Legionaire and a heck of a Sgt.-at-Arms.
My deepest condolences go out to you Margaret Laurie@Glen. Also to Noreen Benny@ Vivan my thoughts and prayers are with you all.I wish I could have gotten to know my Godfather alot more. May God be with you all Love Sandra
My condolences to Marg and family.