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1936 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Penta, Ernest P. At 76 years, died in Newburyport on March 12, 2014 after a long illness. He was formerly of North Reading. Born in East Boston, November 25, 1936, he was one of three children of the late Ernest and Margaret (Abbondanz) Penta and was a graduate of Don Bosco Vocational Technical School of East Boston. He was the former owner of Alpha Glass Corporation, a member of the Glaziers Local 1044, and a Medic with the U.S. Army 10th Mountain Division, Germany. He is the beloved husband of Norma (Arcari) Penta, with whom he shared 54 beautiful years of marriage. He is the beloved father of Marc C. Penta and his wife Susan; cherished brother-in-law of Anthony Arcari, Anita (Arcari) Martindale and Beverly Shea; beloved uncle to Debbie and Jim, Laurie and Dan, Anthony, Lynn and Tanya Arcari, Craig and Suzanne. He was predeceased by his brother and his sister, Ronald Penta and Mary Ellen (Penta) Bandino. The world was a better place because you were in it. "The true measure of a man is not the wealth he accumulated during his life, but the whole he leaves in the hearts of the people around him when he leaves" -MCP. There will be a wake for family and friends at the Immaculate Conception Church, 42 Green Street, Newburyport on Sunday, March 16th from 7 to 9 P.M. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday at 9 A.M. at Immaculate Conception Church, followed by interment in Saint Mary's Cemetery, Newburyport. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Arrangements are by Elliott, Woodworth & Rogers Family Funeral Home, 35 Green Street, NEWBURYPORT.
Published in The Boston Globe on Mar. 14, 2014
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