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Barbara Pennypacker

August 2, 2023

Barbara Pennypacker Obituary

Barbara Pennypacker, 66, of Mowry, passed away, surrounded by her loving family, at her home, Wednesday, August 2, 2023.  Barbara fought a courageous 12 year battle with Liposarcoma cancer.  Born at the former Ashland State General Hospital, Fountain Springs, January 2, 1957, she was the daughter of the late Darrel and Sonia (Marhon) Troutman.  She graduated from the North Schuylkill High School, class of 1975, and was a homemaker raising two sons.  Barb was a member of Christ’s United Lutheran Church, Airport Road, Ashland.  Preceding her in death was her brother Randy Troutman, passing in 2017. 


Husband of 47 years, Allen Pennypacker

Son:  Robert Pennypacker, and his wife Rose, Mowry

Son:  Allen Pennypacker, and his fiancé Tekla Kranzel, Mowry

Brother:  Robert Troutman Sr., and his wife Ginny, Quakertown

Brother:  Kenneth Troutman, and his wife Lori, Wilburton

Sister:  Darlene, wife of William Rogers, Mahanoy City

Grandchildren:  The lights of her life, Mina and Maxwell Pennypacker

Goddaughter and niece Melissa wife of Richard Harris, Gordon

Several nieces and nephews

A special thank you to her sister- in-law, Joy Hughes, for helping with Barb’s care in her final days.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Barb’s Life funeral service, Saturday, August 5, 2023, at 4 PM, in the Richard W. Fritz Funeral Home, 1323 Centre St., Ashland.  Officiating will be Rev. Jeremy Smallwood, pastor of the Lavelle Church of the Nazarene, Lavelle.  A viewing will begin at 2 PM in the funeral home until service. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the Fox Chase Cancer Center, 333 Cottman Ave, Philadelphia, PA., 19111.  Visit  The Richard W. Fritz Funeral Home, Ashland, is in charge of funeral arrangements.

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August 5, 2023

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Richard W. Fritz Funeral Home

Ashland, PA 17921

Celebration of Life
August 5, 2023

4:00 PM
Richard W. Fritz Funeral Home

Ashland, PA 17921


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