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Kevin Augustus Penney

Passed 09/27/2018

Obituary for Kevin Augustus Penney

Kevin Augustus Penney - 84 Dartmouth passed away suddenly with his loving daughter Christine at his side on Sept 27th 2018 at the Admiral Long Term Care Centre. Kevin was born in Humbermouth Newfoundland where he met the love of his life Laura Buckle of Cornerbrook NL.

As a young man Kevin became a cadet and after graduating from high school became a Locomotive Engineer; the youngest engineer ever to drive the Newfie Bullet.

Due to an accident Kevin lost sight in one eye and started a new career in finance; a career that suited his friendly and outgoing disposition. Kevin worked with CIBC in Dartmouth as a branch manager until his retirement. Kevin thrived on helping clients and friends succeed and would help them in any way to reach their goals; a welcoming smile always.

Kevin was a member of the Chamber of Commerce, a Legion member for over 50 years and a Master Mason.

Kevin enjoyed cooking (especially his solomon gundy ), making his home brew and sharing with all of his family and friends. Kevin and Laura loved travelling and in particularly to Florida. Fishing was a great passion and Kevin would drop a line at every opportunity.

Survived by daughter Christine Penney,Dartmouth,NS and Karen Vandekieft (Rick), London,Ont., grandchildren Kristen Nicholson (Mike), Matthew Foston(Audrey), Jillian Martin (Garth) and great-grandchildren (Leeland, Archer, Adelaide,and Emmett), two sisters Phyllis and Norma (Ron Sturge) and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by wife Laura, brother Gerald and sister Fran.

A special thank you to his good friend Donny, Dr Addie, all of the kind and caring staff at the Admiral, and to all of his friends who took special care of Kevin (Mr Drysdale) in the village at the shack where they shared many laughs.

Cremation has taken place and burial will take place at a later date. Service to be held Saturday, Octobert 6th at 1pm at the Centennial Legion on Main St in Dartmouth with reception to follow. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Alzheimer's Association of NS.

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Chris, your Dad was such a gentleman, always so gracious and cheerful, I feel very fortunate to have know him, my sincere sympathy, Glorena (Connie's daughter)
- Glorena Breen
Chris I am so sorry to hear about your Dad. Jane told me. My Dad (Jack) liked your Dad so much. It’s so hard to believe that your Dad, my Dad, and now Lillie are gone. I enjoyed your Dads company and I know you will miss him. Sending thoughts and hugs your way. - Claire Facey
- Claire Facey
Chris, Karen and family, So sorry to hear of Uncle Kev's passing. It has been a long time since I have seen you but remember visits when you lived in Corner Brook. I am sure you all have wonderful memories which will help you through this difficult time! Our thoughts and prayers are with you and all the family! Karen (Hann) Chaulk and Alex
- Alex Chaulk
Hi Chris, I was so sorry to read about your Dad. I saw many posts of you and your Dad and the special bond that was obvious between you. You're a wonderful daughter and I hope that your memories of him help you through this difficult time. Much love, Karla
- Karla Gates
Chris....please know that Rocky and I are so sorry to hear of Kevin's passing. We remember your Dad very fondly. We really liked him a lot...a special man. We will be attending the service on Saturday and hopefully we will be able to give you a real hug at that time. Love from Rocky and Doreen Cordeiro.
- Doreen Cordeiro
Hi Chrissy, I am so sorry to read this.... I know your Dad was your world here... if there is anything I can ever do for you please don't hesitate to ask...my deepest and most sincere condolences to you, your family and his friends... I love you Lady.....xxoo
- Kathleen Waldon
Hi Chris, Sorry to hear about your Dad. It was a pleasure to meet you under difficult circumstances. You were an inspiration. I hope your positive attitude gets you through the rough times. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Kelly (Pearl Goldman's Ottawa daughter)
- KELLY BRANCH
Hello Chris, I am so sorry to read of your dad's passing. My sister Kelly and I me met you and your dad at the Admiral while mom was a resident there. Kelly and I were both struggling with the very quick decline of mom and you were so kind to us both. We are still mourning mom and I know in time we will be able to remember all the good times and memories of her. My thoughts are with you and your family at this time. Kindest regards and deepest sympathy, Kim (Pearl Goodman's daughter)
- Kim Cooper
Chris, Matt and Jill: I am so sorry to hear of your loss, may you all find peace from the memories you shared with your father/grandfather. Sending thoughts and prayers to you all, love Sue
- Sue Cooley

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