With sadness, we, the family of Anna Maria (Divito) Penney, regret to announce her passing on Tuesday, December 4, 2018, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, with her family by her side.
Born January 14, 1937, in Sydney Mines, she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Philomena (Marinelli) Divito.
Until retirement, Anna was employed as a ticket agent with Air Canada for 30 years. She was a member of Our Lady of Fatima parish.
Anna is survived by her loving husband of 50 years, Cyril "Cy"; sisters, Eleanor Belland and Mary Divito; and brother, Frank.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her sister, Theresa and brothers, Anthony and Carmen.
There will be no visitation. A funeral Mass will be held at Our Lady of Fatima Church on Thursday, December 6 at 11 a. m., with Rev. Patrick O’Neil officiating. Interment in Resurrection Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Shepherd’s descendants, Jerusalem students at www.jerusalemstudents.org
A special thank you to the caregivers and physicians, as well as palliative care for the extraordinary care and compassion provided to Anna and Cy.
Words of comfort can be sent to the family at www.sydneymemorialchapel.ca or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org