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Joan PenniniJoan Maureen Meekins Pennini, 87, passed away on Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at her home in North Carolina. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Joan was born in High Point, North Carolina to the late James Harmon Meekins and Mary Susan Melvin. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She enjoyed reading and had a great sense of humor. Although she lived much of her life in Maryland, she never lost her southern charm. She was an avid Tarheels fan. Above all, her family was everything. Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her many brothers and sisters. Survivors include her children, Susan Pennini Watkins, Frank Pennini and wife, Christine, Lisa Pennini Blum and husband, Jimmy, Christopher Pennini and wife Patty, Julie Pennini, Richard Pennini and wife, Meghan; grandchildren, Danielle, Nicole, Tony, Sarah, Melissa, Julie, Matthew, Kyle, Amelia, Alenna and Miles; 9 great grandchildren and a large and loving extended family. The family would like to offer special thanks to her loving grand daughter-in-law and caregiver, Brittany Watkins. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Rockingham County, PO Box 281, Wentworth, NC 27375.
I have such fond memories of Joan and they go way back from when I was very young. I was so happy to reconnect recently. She sent me the family history that she worked on and asked me to continue the document from the Landini side of her mother-in-laws brother. I promise to do that. Her kindness and heartfelt gesture will not be forgotten. My sincere condolences to the family. May all the great memories heal your hearts at this very difficult time and may the memories become treasures to always hold on to. Thoughts and prayers are with you. Pia Landini Aladdin and family
Pia M Aladdin Dec 18 2020 9:19 PM
Losing a mother takes a piece of your heart :heart: memories of your mother make your heart whole again praying for your strength and were so sorry for your loss Joye & Donnie Miller
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