Phyllis A. (Keirnan) Pennica, 89 of Girard, went to be with the Lord on Friday March 23, 2018.
She was born November 20, 1928 in Warren, PA., a daughter of the late Virgil and Sarah (Dunn) Keirnan.
Phyllis graduated from Harvey High School in Painesville, OH before moving to the Girard area. She married Larry Pennica on May 14, 1949 in North Girard (Now Lake City) and had worked in the office at Marx Toy’s in Girard as well as the bookkeeper for the Lake City IGA Supermarket which she and her husband, Larry Pennica owned. She also worked with her husband at their Citgo gas station in Girard, clerking and baking cookies.
Following her retirement, she had been a volunteer for 17 years at Pleasant Ridge Manor and served on the Board of Directors for “Friends Forever” organization. She enjoyed making gifts and greeting cards for the residents at Pleasant Ridge Manor.
Phyllis was a member of the Lake City United Methodist Church.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Larry Pennica in 2002.
She spent many of her later years with her dear friend and companion Maynard Sanders.
Phyllis is survived by two daughters, Barbara Davis (David), Lori Hedrick (Gary); two grandsons, Chris Hanson (Dede) and Jeff Hanson (Dianne); three great grandchildren, Amber Rose Hanson, Brooke Hanson and Hayden Hanson; a great great granddaughter, Riley Renee Hanson; a great great grandson, Joshua Santa Cruz; a special ex-son-in-law, Chris Hanson. She is also survived by the “Greatest” brother and sister-in-law in the world, Richard Keirnan (Melinda) of Solon, OH.; a nephew, Timothy Keirnan of Solon, OH; a sister in law, Melinda Keirnan; a niece, Mindy and her children, Jack, Sam and Grace.
Friends may call on Wednesday at Edder Funeral Home Inc., 309 Main St. East, Girard from 1 p.m. to the time of a Funeral Service there at 2 p.m. with Rev. Brock Beveridge officiating.
Burial will be in the Girard Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to “Friends Forever” at Pleasant Ridge Manor, 8300 W. Ridge Rd., Girard, PA 16417 or to The Humane Society of NW PA, 2407 Zimmerly Rd., Erie, PA 16506
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