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Joan Penney Owens

August 12, 1931 ~ January 18, 2020 (age 88)

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Joan Penney Owens, peacefully passed away on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at the age of 88.

She was born on August 12, 1931 and was a longtime resident of Mars, PA.  She recently resided in Stevens Point, Wisconsin to be closer to her daughter.

She will be sadly missed by her daughters, Terry Doll (Mark) in Wisconsin, Gail Wakisaka (Gilbert) in Colorado, and her son, Craig Penney in Ohio.  She was loved by her five grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her husband, John C. “Jack” Penney, her husband, R. Donald Owens, and her beloved son, Eric J. Cooley.

Joan received a liver transplant 25 years ago which gave her many years of happiness with her family.  Joan was very grateful for that gift of life. 

Burial will take place at a later date.

The McDonald-Aeberli Funeral Home in Mars is assisting the family with arrangements and condolences are available at

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