Mary Penticost

Obituary of Mary Penticost

At age 75, Mary Penticost of Sydney passed away peacefully on October 29th, 2022. She was the daughter of the late Tom and Anne Carmella (Bennett) O’Leary. After growing up in Reserve Mines, Mary moved to Sydney. She always enjoyed going back and spending time at home with her family which was always surrounded by music and laughter. Mary is survived by Fred, her ex-husband and lifelong friend that supported her throughout her life and her illness. As the days got harder, Mary enjoyed talking about “her Freddie” and thinking back on those good times they shared. Mary will be greatly missed by her daughter Tracey, grandchildren Amy (Nick), Kirk and Ryan. She will be remembered fondly by her siblings, Jerry (Terry), Debbie, Greg (Viola), Brian (Patricia), Raylene (Bernie), Patti (Leonard), many nieces and nephews, and her god children Robin and Tommy who she loved dearly and had a special place in her heart. Along with her parents Mary was predeceased by her sister Linda, her brothers Gerard, Joe and Teddy. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of Mary’s life will take place Thursday, November 3rd at St. Joseph’s Parish in Reserve Mines at 11:00 am, burial to follow. We would like to say a special thank you to the creative care staff at The Cove Guest Home who treated her with compassion and dignity. As well as her doctor of 45 years Dr. John Archibald, who gave her the best possible care. Funeral arrangements under the direction of T.J. Tracey Cremation & Burial Specialists 6 Churchill Drive, Sydney, N.S. 902-539-7175. On-line condolences may be made to the family at
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