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Thomas E. Penfield

Birth Date: January 13, 1936
Death Date: November 26, 2018

Thomas E. Penfield, 82, of Hayward, CA, passed away November 26, 2018.

He was born in Ridgeway, PA on January 13, 1936.

Thomas E. Penfield graduated from Army and received GED.

He was married to Melinda J. Ryan/Penfield on December 11,1965.

Thomas Penfield had a career in electronics for ToledoScale Co. for 38 years.

He had a passion for carpentry and art.

Thomas was preceded in death by son Tom Jr. He is survived by children Deborah Jeffrey, Jean Mary Lynn, Richard Dorothy, survived by many children and family, Preceded in death by brother Bill, Jim, and Milton Penfield and his parents.

My father was a very strong, prideful man. He developed health issues starting in 2008, from cardiac episodes, strokes, surgery on his leg, veins. He tried to keep a positive attitude even though he lost his driving privilege. Our father wasn’t perfect but all of us his kids and wife were loved.

His passing was sudden, but we were all here. His short term memory was all gone, but he could tell you about his first car and his first girl. Heaven gained a grumpy short-fused angel, we lost a man who may not be perfect, but he was perfectly ours.

God Bless you Dad, We love you!

My brother and our dad: 1977 Go Dale Earnhardt, Go Oakland A’S, Go Raiders, That was our shared passion.

 

Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Service details will be posted as soon as they become available.
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