Sarah J. Penna, 89 of Auburn passed away Tuesday, July 13,2021 at SUNY Upstate Hospital in Syracuse.
She was a life resident of Auburn, the daughter of the late Anthony and Angelina ( Buliteri) Penna. Sarah was a very devout Catholic and longtime communicant of St. Francis of Assisi Church, where she also was a member of their Sacred Heart Society. Sarah retired from General Electric after many years of service. She enjoyed spending time outdoors especially if it was a hot, sunny day. Sarah also loved to bake, knit and play an occasional card game. Sarah’s home was always open to her family and friends. She enjoyed hosting them , especially during many holidays.
She is survived by her sister Betty ( Bill) Klink of Auburn, several nieces, nephews , cousins and great nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was also predeceased by three sisters, Theresa Cannizzo, Marion Connors, Josephine Barwinczak, and brother Carmen Penna.
Friends and relatives are invited to join the family this Wednesday at 10:30 am in St. Francis of Assisi Church for Sarah’s Mass of Christian burial.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in her memory to a charity of one’s choice.
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