Julie Penny, 58, of New Wilmington, Pa. passed away the morning of November 24, 2020 at her residence after her courageous eight - year battle with cancer.
Julie was born August 20, 1962 in New Castle. Her mother, Mary Lou Flamino Melder preceded her in death. Her father, Robert F. Melder, Sr. survives in New Castle.
Julie was a 1980 graduate of Neshannock High School. On December 23, 1989 Julie married her beloved husband, Steve Penny. He survives at home.
Julie had worked in the office of Dr. Paul Wawrzynski.
She was a lifetime member of Holy Spirit Parish, St. Camillus Site and had been the first baby girl to be baptized in St. Camillus Church.
Julie was always very attached to and enjoyed the company of her pets. A loving wife, sister and aunt, Julie was very involved in all of her niece and nephews lives as they were growing up.
In addition to her husband, Julie is survived by her two brothers, Robert Melder, Jr. (Faunda) of New Castle, Trevor Melder of West Monroe, LA, her two sisters, Lisa Barge (Jim) of New Castle, Jaime Moran (Rick) of Linesville, PA, her niece, Andrea Wagner (Dennis), three nephews, Matthew Barge, Maxwell Melder, Grant Melder and one great-nephew Leyton Wagner.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday at 10:00 a.m. at Holy Spirit Parish, St. Camillus Site. Father Anthony Sciarappa will officiate.
Anyone attending the Mass on Friday will be required to adhere to CDC guidelines regarding the wearing of face masks and practicing social distancing.
In lieu of flowers, Donations may be made to The American Cancer Society, 3208 Wilmington Road, New Castle, PA 16105 or the Lawrence County Humane Society, 628 Pearson Mill Road, New Castle, PA 16101.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Ed & Don DeCarbo Funeral Home & Crematory, 3000 Wilmington Road.