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Robert H. Penrith, Sr

Robert H. Penrith, Sr. went home to the Lord on Friday, March 11, 2011 after a brief stay at the Golden Living Center, Tunkhannock. Born on Feb. 27, 1935, he was the son of the late Cecil and Emily Penrith.

He was employed at Bendix Corp. in South Montrose prior to his retirement. He also worked at Jonah Frameworks, Meshoppen. He was a faithful member of the Biblical Baptist Church, Meshoppen, where he served in many capacities for 34 years.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Donald.

Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Virginia; his eight children, Gary Myers and wife Janet, Robin Henry and husband, Gary, Vicky Penoyer and husband, Sanford, Cheryl Pickering and husband, Harold, Teresa Blow and husband, Daniel, Connie Burridge and husband, Robert, Mark Myers and wife, Linda, and Robert Penrith, Jr.; 23 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

A memorial service was held on Wednesday, March 16, at 4 p.m. at the Biblical Baptist Church, Meshoppen, with Pastor Gary Myers officiating. Interment will be at Rural Rest Cemetery in Kaiserville at a later date.

Arrangements were made by Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home, Inc., 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.sheldonkukuchkafuneralhome.com.

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