Cornelius Edmund (Neil) Penner
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It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Cornelius (Neil) Edmund Penner at Leduc Community Hospital on Wednesday, October 7th, 2020 at the age of 83. His beloved partner of 31 years, Patricia McCafferty was by his side. Neil was a devoted father to Nina Penner (Sam), Tina Moss (Rick), Cheryl Penner (Erik) and Neil Penner Junior. Predeceased by his wife Elvira (Vera) Penner, parents Jacob and Katherine Penner and brother Al Penner. Neil will be sadly missed by his four sisters, Esther Berg (John), Katherine Allan (George), Lenora Krusell (Jim), Debbie Markowski and his 10 grandchildren Robert, Amanda, Tyler, Taylor, Katrina, Jacob, Patricia, Shamus, Catherine, Erin and 6 great grandchildren. Neil was an employee of General Motors for over 30 years until his retirement. Neil was an avid golfer and a lifelong member of Imperial Veterans Club. Cremation and remembrances will follow at a later date. Donations in the name of Neil Penner can be made to the Ontario Brain Injury Association at

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Published in St. Catharines Standard on Oct. 17, 2020.
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October 18, 2020
In loving memory of a wonderful "big" brother. I will always have fond memories of the good times we shared and how you always had my back as a teenager. To your lovely children, sorrow will be replaced with good thoughts of the happy times.
Rest in peace, dear brother.

October 18, 2020
My sympathies to the family on the death of an old workmate of mine.
Gerry Michaud
October 18, 2020
I was so very fortunate to have you for my dad. I will always cherish the beautiful memories of our times together and am grateful for all that you taught me. I know you are at peace now.
Nina Penner
October 17, 2020
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
Jackie Blazek
October 17, 2020
In fond memory of a wonderful uncle and a great man!
My thoughts and prayers go out to my cousins and family on this sad day.
Rest In Peace, Uncle Neil
Marty Penner
October 17, 2020
To all the children of Neil and Vera, we are so sorry to hear of the passing of your Dad. We knew you all for so many years, and the memories we made have never been forgotten. Know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers at this most difficult time. May you find the strength and courage in one another to help you all remember the good times that you have shared together. God Bless
Ronald & Ann Ponting
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