Hazel A. Pennington, 88, of West Middlesex, passed away the morning of February 2, 2019 at Quality of Life Services of Mercer.
Born on June 13, 1930 in Butler, PA she was the daughter of the late George and Pearl Alice Fleeger Elliott.
On November 11, 1950 she married her beloved husband, Robert L. Pennington who preceded her in death on March 15, 2017.
Hazel had worked for Westminster College in the food service department until she retired after 20 years of service. She was a devoted member of St. James the Apostle Church where she served as a Eucharistic Minister and enjoyed being part of their Woman’s Group. Hazel was also a member of the New Castle Country Music Club. She enjoyed canning, cooking, and her flower gardens, but her greatest joy was spending time with her family, especially her grand- children and great-grandchildren.
Hazel is survived by her children, Ronald Pennington of Portersville, Elaine Lombardo and her husband Gerald of New Castle, four grandchildren, Jay Lombardo of Ocala, FL, Michael Lombardo and his wife Michele of Clarksville, TN, Michelle Lombardo of New Castle, Rob Lombardo of Wasilla, Alaska, six great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild and her brother, Clarence Elliott of Gasport, NY.
In addition to her parents and husband, Hazel was preceded in death by her brother, Donald Elliott and her sister Geraldine Watkins.
Visitation will be on Wednesday, 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Ed & Don DeCarbo Funeral Home and Crematory, 3000 Wilmington Road.
A procession will leave the funeral home on Thursday at 9:15 a.m. for St. Joseph the Worker Church where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m.