Ruth Bernice Yvonne Penney

May 12, 2017


Passed peacefully away at the Brampton Civic Hospital on Friday, May 12, 2017 surrounded by her family, Ruth Bernice Yvonne Penney (Kean) age 73 years. Predeceased by her parents Edward and Priscilla Kean and brother Edward Gordon. Left to celebrate her life, her husband Harold; daughter Lisa (John); son Scott; 4 grandchildren John-Bryce, Aaron, Mackenzie and Emma; her mother in law Drucilla; her brothers Sterling (Beverly), Cecil (Cathy) and their families; her sister in law Shirley (Ivan) and brother in law Clyde (Valerie) and their families; other relatives and friends. Visitation at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Rd, St. John’s, on Thursday, May 18 from 2 – 4 p.m. and 6 – 9 p.m. Funeral service at the Memorial United Church in Portugal Cove will be held on Friday, May 19 at 2:00 p.m., with the burial to follow at the United Church Cemetery on Bauline Line Ext. In lieu of flowers, donations in Ruth’s memory may be made to The Brampton Civic Hospital – Oncology-Palliative floor.



2-4 p.m. on May 18, 2017

6-9 p.m. on May 18, 2017

Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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2:00pm, Friday May 19th

Memorial United Church, Portugal Cove

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To Harold, Sterling, and Cec and your families. Please accept our sincere condolences at this sad time.

Aunt Shirley & Uncle Ivan,

Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time. Ruth was not just your sister in-law, she was a sister and a friend. Things will never be the same again but the wonderful memories will be with you forever.

Harold, Lisa & Scott,

We are so sorry to hear of Ruth’s passing. The hours, days and months ahead will be difficult but we hope knowing she is no longer suffering will help you through this difficult time.

Harold and Family,

Our thoughts are with you today. Fond and loving memories of growing up with Ruth will be with me forever. Great memories of your visit with us here and with you both in Toronto.
Lorraine Bragg -Daskal and Joel Daskal

Uncle Harold and Family,
We are all grieving the loss of Aunt Ruth. She will be missed by all of us and although it was difficult to say goodbye, we know we will see her again. We will remember her amazing cooking, her sense of humour, and her beautiful soul. We all wish we could be there today to give our support and share our memories. We are always here for you xo

Sterling and Bev and Cec and Kathy and all of the other members of Ruth’s family please accept our sincere condolences on the passing of your loved one. You are all in our thoughts and prayers and we hope all your happy memories will get you through this sad time. God bless all of you. Vernal and Elaine Abbott and familyv

The Penney & Kean Families, So sorry for your loss. Sending sincere condolences to the family.

Nan Penney, Aunt Shirley and Uncle Ivan
So sorry to hear of Ruth’s passing. We know you have many great memories and you will be able to cherish those. Thinking of you and sending our love to you all.
Roy Sarah and Megan Saunders
Grand Falls Windsor

Harold and Family..
We were saddened to hear of Ruth’s passing. We are thinking of you all as you lay your loved one to rest. Remember to cherish the memories you have of times spent together and they will help you to get through these difficult days. Sending our love to you all. Roy Sarah and Megan Saunders
Grand Falls Windsor

Uncle Harold and family

Sending you all the strength I have. With all my heart I wish I could be there. This is not goodbye this is till we meet again. Yet another beautiful soul was taken way too soon. Thinking of all of you xo

Love. Ruthie, Brian and girls

To Harold & Family & Sterling & Cecil & Families, so sorry to hear of Ruth’s passing,Rest in Peace dear friend….Marie & Kevin Muggridge ( Winterbrook, Bonavista Bay), Hazel & Frank Everson ( St. John’s )

Harold and family:

Our condolences to you and your family .