Zenona C. "Nonie" Pennell

Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home

Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | March 28, 2023

Zenona C. "Nonie" (McKown) Pennell, age 80, of Donora, formerly of Lincoln Borough, passed away on Tuesday, March 28, 2023 at home. Family was the most important thing to her and she loved her grandbabies. Born May 24, 1942 in Elizabeth, she was a daughter of the late Robert McKown Sr. and the late Catherine (Maley) McKown and wife of the late Robert D. Pennell Sr. She is survived by daughters, Julie (Mark) Kallok of Donora and Bobbi (Vincent) Lucot of Glassport; sons, Daniel (Jeanie) Pennell of Perryopolis, James (Carolyn Lehnen) Pennell of Culpepper, VA, Thomas (Liz) Pennell of Elizabeth Twp., Donald (Eileen) Pennell of Elizabeth Twp., Robert (Deborah) Pennell Jr. of Dunbar, William (Tina) Pennell of Lincoln Borough and Kenneth (Sharon McLellan) Pennell of Lincoln Borough; 38 grandchildren; 54 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; brother, Ronald McKown of Buena Vista; also, nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by daughters, Geraldine Brown and Elizabeth "Betty Kay" Pennell; grandson, Marc McLellan; and great-grandchildren, Nathan Klein and Emmaline Claire Gower. Friends will be received in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth on Friday, March 31, 2023, from 1 PM until the time of service at 6 PM in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Jeff Riker officiating. Private interment at the International Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery, Elk Garden, WV. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Offer condolences at

Originally published March 28, 2023.

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