Mary Clare LANGAN

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  • "Penny you were a riot!"
    - Lisa Goulet
  • "I am so sorry to hear of the loss of my dear friend, Mary. ..."
    - Fay Shouse
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    - Ellen Brown
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    - Janet Satchwell
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LANGAN, Mary Clare was carried by angels into eternal life on Nov. 10, 2012. Born in Brooklyn, NY, on June 14, 1935, Mary graduated from Clearwater High School in 1953 and FSU in 1957. For 9 years she worked at University of Florida, until her desire to explore the world sent her to Fairbanks, AK, where she built a log cabin. In 2009, Florida called Mary back to settle in Largo, where she continued to write under the pen name of Penny Parnell. Survivors include her sister, Kathleen Lefferson (Pete); nieces & nephews, Thomas Langan (Melanie), Jane Langan, Mary Kathryn, Anne and Edward Lefferson. A funeral Mass will be celebrated Dec. 26, 2012 at 11 am, in Our Lady's Chapel at St. Jude the Apostle Cathedral, 5815 5th Ave N., St. Petersburg. Friends will be received from 10:30 am, until the service. For more info email Donations to the University of Alaska Foundation, P.O. Box 755080, Fairbanks, AK 99775-5080, or the are most appreciated. Online memorial & guestbook can be viewed at:

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Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Nov. 25, 2012
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