Edwin G. "Gerry" Pennypacker

Service Scheduled for: Tuesday, Nov. 30 11:00 AM
Died: Nov. 19, 2021
Edwin G. "Gerry" Pennypacker, 71, of Douglassville, PA, husband of Kathleen (Schwenk) Pennypacker, died Friday at Green Meadow Rehabilitation, Malvern, PA.

Born in Phoenixville, PA, he was a son of the late Richard and Doris June (Lichtley) Pennypacker.

Gerry was a 1969 graduate of Spring Ford High School. He was employed by the News Journal of DE, and previously by the Pottstown Mercury as a pressman and journeyman. He was a member of Saint Gabriel of the Sorrowful Mother Catholic Church, Stowe; the Elks Lodge #814, Pottstown; and the Boyertown Rod & Gun Club. Gerry loved the outdoors, working in his garden, going to the beach, and most of all spending time with his family and especially is grandchildren.

Surviving in addition to his wife of 50 years, are two daughters, Meghan A. wife of Matthew Francis, Douglassville; Sarah M. wife of Brian Dierolf, Birdsboro; two brothers, Richard Pennypacker and his wife Anne, Spring City; Barry Pennypacker and his wife Faith, Bryn Mawr; one sister Terry wife of Gino Finn, Pottstown. Three grandchildren, Owen; Max; and Morgan.

A memorial mass will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at St. Gabriel of the Sorrowful Mother, 127 Jefferson St., Stowe. Burial will be in St. Aloysius New Cemetery, Pottstown. The family will greet relatives and friends from 10:00 am until 11:00 am on Tuesday at the church.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in his memory to Jefferson Hospital for brain cancer research or to St. Gabriel of the Sorrowful Mother parish. https://giving.jefferson.edu/giving-guide/research/neurological.html

Arrangements are by the Schumacher & Benner Funeral Home & Crematory, at 359 King St. in Pottstown, PA.

The services will start at the church.