Clarence Albert Pennycoff Jr., 78, of Cogan Station, went to be with the Lord after a courageous battle with cancer at his home on Monday, Jan. 28, 2013.
Clarence Albert Pennycoff Jr. was born at Milton, Pa., on May 12, 1934, the son of the late Clarence Albert Sr. and Alberta Elizabeth Bridge Pennycoff.
Mr. Pennycoff had been employed as a truck driver for Arrow Carriers for 37 years. He had also been the owner and operator of Pennycoff Excavating.
He was a member of Sodus Lodge No. 0392 F.&A.M. at Sodus, N.Y., and a member for 47 years of the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite, Valley of Williamsport (Consistory). He was also a member of Teamsters Local No. 764 at Milton, Pa.
Clarence was a member of the Heshbon United Methodist Church. He and his wife, the former Betty Jane Brown, were married on May 28, 1960. Together they shared 52 years of marriage.
Surviving are his wife at home; his two daughters, Tammy J. Pennycoff at home and Diane E. (David) Hess of Montoursville; his two sons, David R. (Anita) Pennycoff of Williamsport and Gary A. (Cathy) Pennycoff of Muncy. Also surviving are his eight grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and his two great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to his late parents, he was also preceded in death by his two sisters, Dolores McGuire and Sandra Bower and his late brother, Harold Pennycoff.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Charles M. Noll Funeral Home, 1 E. Central Ave., South Williamsport. His pastors, Rev. Wayne Hepler and Rev. David Keller, will officiate. Interment will immediately follow at Forest Hill Cemetery.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation on Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. A Masonic funeral service will be offered at 8 p.m. by the members of the John F. Laedlein Lodge No. 707 F.&A.M. The family respectfully suggests that memorial contributions in memory of Mr. Clarence Albert Pennycoff Jr. may be made if so desired to the American Cancer Society, 1948 E. Third St., Williamsport, PA 17701.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Charles M. Noll Funeral Home, 1 E. Central Ave., South Williamsport, PA 17702.