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Charles Ray Penrose

January 30, 1929 October 17, 2019
Charles Ray Penrose
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Charles Ray Penrose, 90, of Robinson, died Thursday, October 17, 2019 in Beacon Ridge, Indiana.

He was born January 30, 1929 in Robinson, a son of the late John Henry and Bessie Albaugh Penrose.

Prior to his retirement he had been employed by Bethlehem Steel for thirty-six years. He was a member of the Robinson Church of the Brethren, the Robinson Sportsmen's Club, Armagh Senior Citizens, and he and his wife enjoyed bowling on the church bowling league.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a son, Charles William Penrose, a brother, Dean Penrose, two sisters, Edith Garland and Gladys Brendlinger, a son-in-law, David Banko, and a daughter-in-law, Barbara Penrose.

He is survived by his wife of seventy-one years, Mary E. Taylor Penrose, four children: Virginia L. Henderson of Trinity FL, Linda L. (Ray) Seigh of Robinson, Patricia M. Banko of Seward, and Ronald R. Penrose, Sr. of Ligonier; six grandchildren: David (April) Seigh, Ronald (Mandy) Penrose, Jr., Steven (Sis) Seigh, Courtney (P.J.) Rozsi, Michael Banko and Ross Penrose, ten great grandchildren and three great, great grandchildren, a sister, Janet (John) Fry of Indiana and a brother Merle A. Penrose of Robinson.

Friends and family will gather Sunday from 2-8:00PM at the J. Paul McCracken Funeral Chapel, Inc. 144 East Main Street, Ligonier, where Ray's life will be celebrated Monday at 11:00AM with pastors Farrell Abraham and Kimberly Sisitki co-officiating.

Interment will follow in the Germany Lutheran Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions in Ray's memory to the Robinson Church of the Brethren, High St., Robinson, PA 15949 or to Asera Care Hospice, 100 CTC Drive, Suite 100, Johnstown, PA 15904.

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