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Penelope "Penny" (Wolfe) J. Cercone

January 16, 1958 ~ October 3, 2020 (age 62)

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Penelope “Penny” J. Wolfe Cercone, 62, of Monaca, died Saturday, October 3, 2020 in Good Samaritan Hospice, Beaver.

Born January 16, 1958 in East Liverpool, OH, she and was the daughter of the late William Robert and Shella (Bailey) Wolfe. Penny was a 1976 graduate of Midland High School and then went on to become the first female paramedic in Beaver County.  She worked for Medic Rescue for over 40 years, where most of her time was spent stationed at the Bruce Mansfield (First Energy) Plant where she awaited calls. An avid genealogist, she would often find connections to everyone she would meet.  Penny was an active member of the New Brighton United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her brother, Mark Wolfe and his fiancé Marcie Oakes; her aunt and uncle, Betty and Richard Wolfe; a special niece, “her baby”, Rachel Wolfe; nieces Krystle Wolfe and Kelly Hill; her nephew, Dewayne Wilson; her special friends Rozalyn Johnson and Gina Cornelius; also several cousins, great-nieces and great-nephews.  She will be greatly missed by everyone who knew her.

Friends will be received on Wednesday from 2-4pm and 6-8pm in the Gabauer Funeral Home- 1133 Penn Avenue, New Brighton Penny will lie in state on Thursday from 10am until time of service at 11am in the New Brighton United Methodist Church- 1033 6th Avenue, New Brighton, PA 15066. In accordance with CDC guidelines, a maximum of 25 people will be permitted in the funeral home at a time, social distancing will be practiced at the funeral home and church, and masks are mandatory at the visitation and funeral service.

Private interment will follow.

Family request that contributions be made to the church or the Beaver County Human Society 3394 Brodhead Road Aliquippa, PA 15001.

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October 7, 2020

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
New Brighton, Penn Ave

October 7, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
New Brighton, Penn Ave

Funeral Service
October 8, 2020

11:00 AM
New Brighton United Methodist Church
1033 6th Avenue
New Brighton, PA 15066


New Brighton United Methodist Church
1033 6th Avenue, New Brighton PA 15066

Beaver County Humane Society
3394 Brodhead Road, Aliquippa PA 15001

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