Mary (Penney) GlonekMary (Penney) Glonek, 93, of Superior died Wednesday, July 4, 2012, at Essentia Health St. Mary’s Medical Center, Duluth.
Mary (Penney) Glonek, 93, of Superior died Wednesday, July 4, 2012, at Essentia Health St. Mary’s Medical Center, Duluth.
She was born March 10, 1919, in Superior, to John and Mary (Lys) Zowin and was a lifelong Superior resident.
She married William Penney and would have celebrated 50 years of marriage before he passed away May 30, 1987. On Feb. 17, 1996, she married Bernard Glonek who passed away on June 26, 1999.
She was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church and its Altar Society; a member of the former St. Stanislaus Catholic Church and its Altar Society; Catholic Order of Forresters; the East End Senior Citizens Center, the Red Hat Club, St. Francis Travelers and AARP.
Mary liked to play cards and was a member of the 500 Club; a volunteer at St. Francis and St. Stanislaus Catholic Churches and at the East End Senior Citizens Center. She liked flowers and growing them, and liked to cook and bake for her grandchildren.
Mary is survived by one daughter, Barbara (Michael) Gangnon, Superior; two sons, Richard “Dick” (Beverly) Penney, Superior; James (Linda) Penney, Palm Harbor, Fla.; six grandchildren, Leslie, Michael, Eric, Richele, Kevin and Aaron; five great-grandchildren, Emily, Natalie, Jacob, Heather and Leah; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husbands, Mary is preceded in death by three sisters, Agnes Ilkka, Anne Penney and Regina Nelson.
Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial Monday, July 9 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church with Rev. James Tobolski as celebrant.
Burial will be in St. Francis Cemetery.
Lenroot-Maetzold Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
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