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John M. Pennington

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John M Pennington

Toms River - John M. Pennington 69 of Toms River died Saturday, December 30, at home surrounded by his loving family. Born in Lancaster, PA, he was raised in Morris Plains, and had lived in Millburn and Brick, before moving to Toms River 4 years ago. He was a Corrections Officer for the State Department of Corrections, at the Jamesburg Juvenile Correctional Facility for 23 years, and for the last 2 years at Juvenile Medium, Yardville before retiring in 2003 with the rank of Captain. He is predeceased by his parents, Joseph and Frances Pennington, and a brother, Joseph Lee Pennington. Surviving is his devoted wife of 34 years, Susan (Carey) Pennington, a daughter, Christina Maccanico of Brick, 2 sons, James of Lakewood, Dennis of Toms River, a sister, Jane Pennington of Norman, OK, 8 grandchildren Brett, Rob, Margaret, Amanda, Sarah, Brooke, Tessa, and Logan, and a great-grandson, Thomas. Visitation is Wednesday from 3-7 pm at Oliverie Funeral Home, 2925 Ridgeway Road, Manchester with a funeral service beginning at 6:30 pm. Cremation will be private. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the St Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Jan. 2, 2018
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