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ANDERSON, Penny (née Root)


Penelope “Penny” Anderson passed away peacefully at the Anna Laberge Hospital in Châteauguay, on January 17, 2024, at the age of 76 years. Wife of Robbie and mother of Danny (Dawn), Anne (Stephan) and Mark (Jodi), Penny also leaves behind 11 grandchildren and 7 great-grand-children. She is survived by her siblings Nancy (Mike), Leslie (DeeDee) and Helen (late Darrell), along with several nieces, nephews, other extended family members and friends. She was preceded in death by her son Jonathan.

Penny enjoyed gardening, books and music. A caring soul, she reached and touched many lives in the local communities through her participation in Cub Scouts, the churches in the various villages, the U.P.A., the choirs and the Women’s Auxiliary of the Barrie Memorial Hospital. She will be dearly missed by many.

The family will receive condolences on January 27, 2024 at the Georgetown Presbyterian Church, 920 Route138, Howick, Qc, as of 11:00 a.m., followed by a celebration of her life at 12:30 p.m.  In remembrance of Penny, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the  Fondation Anna Laberge or to a charity of your choice.

Arrangements entrusted to McGerrigle Funeral Home, Ormstown., 450.829.2214,

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