Penny (Gordon) McCarthy 74, of Bellefontaine, passed away Thursday, January 18, 2018 at her residence after a courageous battle with cancer.
Penny was born August 31, 1943 in Cleveland, OH to the late John Robert and Eileen (Kraus) Gordon.
On July 5, 1963 she married Robert McCarthy in Adrian, MI.
Penny worked at Harding Machine for 18 years in Quality and served as an EMT in Bokescreek Township. She was involved in the Eagles Auxiliary #2166 where she was a past Madam President and was the 1st Sr. Regent of the Bellefontaine's Women of the Moose. She enjoyed Friday breakfast with the ladies from Kamp-A-Lot, bowling, golfing, camping and loved spending time with family and friends. Penny was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend. She will be deeply missed.
She is survived by her husband, Robert McCarthy; children, Kim (Dan) Kerns, Kelly (Mark) McCarthy, Karen (Jeremy) Gerrard, Konnie (Todd) McCarthy, Kris (Ross) Robson and Robert (Sebrina) McCarthy; 14 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; sisters, Judy Roach, Dianne (Howard) Brubaker; sister-in-law, Sharon Kolat and Jean Gordon; many nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Michael Gordon; and grandchildren, Britany and Brandon Kerns.
A Celebration of Life gathering will be held from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. Saturday, January 27, 2018 at Wilson Funeral Home, Schnurrenberger Chapel, 222 W. Center St., West Mansfield, OH with The Eagles #2166 Ladies Auxillary ceremony at 3:30 p.m. There will be a dinner following the celebration of life, at West Mansfield United Methodist Church. Food donations can be received at the Church from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Universal Home, Health and Hospice.
Condolences may be expressed at: www.jenningsfarley.com
Published by The News-Herald from Jan. 25 to Jan. 27, 2018.