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August 30, 1937 - September 9, 2019
Passed peacefully away, James William Paul Penney on Monday September 9, 2019 at the age of 82 years. James (Jim) was born to the late Clara & Sidney Penney in Seldom on August 30, 1937. At the age of 17 he left the island and started teaching. In 1956 he met the love of his life Alvina Purchase and was married on October 31, 1957. They were blessed with 10 children whom they raised in their hometown of Horwood. James was also predeceased by his daughter Nola and grandson Paul Hodder. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his caring and devoted wife of 61 years Alvina; his children: Eldred (Rhonda), Lorne (Hilda), Donna (Fred), Darlene (Cluney), Barry (Joanne), Mavis (Dean), Roxanne (Paul), Gloria (Robbie), Sonia (Glenn); 22 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren and also a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at The Salvation Army Church, Horwood on Thursday September 12, 2019 between the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. from where the funeral service will take place on Friday September 13, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. officiated by Major Lorne Hiscock, with interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Horwood. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted of memorial donations in Jim' memory may be made to the Salvation Army Memorial Fund, Horwood. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Stacey's Funeral Home Gander/Carmanville, to leave a message of condolence please visit our website at www.staceysfuneralhome.ca.