Boyd (Buck) Pennell

June 9, 1934 to June 18, 2024


Passed peacefully away at St. Patrick’s Mercy Home, June 18, 2024, nine days after his 90th birthday.  Member of the Newfoundland and Labrador Soccer Hall of Fame.

Predeceased by parents Samuel and Effie (Green) Pennell; sister Grace Anderson (Andy deceased); and niece Janet Tucker.

Leaving to mourn his loving sister Betty Tucker (Leslie deceased) of Calgary; brother Ed (Anne Ball), nephew Rick Tucker (Lil) and family of Calgary; niece Carla Crawford (Terry deceased) and family, as well as a number of friends and neighbours.

Cremation and inurnment according to Buck’s wishes.  At Buck’s request, there will be no visitation or service.

Thank you to the staffs of Cambridge Estates, 4 South A Health Sciences Centre, and 3 South St. Patrick’s Mercy Home for the TLC given to Buck while in your care.  Thank you all for the work you do in your service to those in your care and the support you give to families.

Thank you to Carnell’s Funeral Home for their assistance and support.

Donations in Buck’s memory may be made to a charity of one’s choice.




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sincere condolences on the passing of Buck.

Georgia and Bob LeMessurier

Ed & Ann, sending our sincere condolences on the passing of your. brother/ brother in law.


Accept my condolence on the passing of your brother Buck. I remember him as the Feildian goalkeeper for soccer when we were going to school. May he rest in Peace.

Ed and Ann:
Please accept my condolence on the death of Buck –
Joan (Wadden) Hann

Ed and Ann
I am so sorry to read about Boyd’s passing.
He was my neighbour for many years.
Always up for good conversation when we ran into each other..
Please accept my condolences on his passing.
May he rest in Peace and Love.
Mary Tobin-Hickey

Ed, I’m so sorry to hear of Boyd’s passing, Buck shopped at the store every Saturday and we had numerous conversations, my prayers and thoughts are with you…Noel