Ann (Malarick) Pennesi

May 17, 1928 ~ December 13, 2021 (age 93)


Ann (Malarick) Pennesi, 93, of New Derry, died December 13, 2021 at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital. She was born on May 17, 1928 in New Derry a daughter of the late Stephen and Mary (Conner) Malarick. Prior to retirement Ann worked at Pennsylvania Container. She was a member of the St. Martin Roman Catholic Church and the St. Martin Rosary Altar Society. Ann loved going to casinos with her husband before he passed away, working outside on her flower gardens and landscape, and loved her family. Besides her parents Ann was preceded in death by her husband Eugene B. “Geno” Pennesi in 2005 and one sister Elizabeth J. “Betty” Nolan. Ann is survived by her two children Deborah Riley and husband Charles of New Derry and Richard Pennesi and wife Michele of Latrobe; one sister Gerri Esposito and husband Eugene of Blairsville; one brother-in-law Donald Slezak of Latrobe; one sister-in-law Rose DeCario of New Derry; four grandchildren Keegan and Rick Watson, Shannon and Zack Mazzoni, Jenna and Nick Keefer, and Nathan and Danielle Pennesi; seven great-grandchildren Riley, Jake, Sophia, Lola, Ella, Mila, and Lena; and many nieces, nephews, and friends. The St. Martin Rosary Alter Society will recite the Rosary 1:30 PM Thursday December 16, 2021 in the funeral home. Family will receive friends for Ann’s Life celebration 2-8PM Thursday December 16, 2021 in the Matthew X. Merlin Funeral Home, Inc. 529 N. Chestnut St. Derry, 724-694-8331. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 AM Friday December 17, 2021 in the St. Martin Roman Catholic Church, New Derry, with the Rev. Salvatore R. Lamendola as celebrant. Interment will follow in the St. Martin Cemetery, New Derry. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Martin Cemetery Fund, 125 S. Ligonier St., Derry, PA 15627. Online condolences may be made to

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Recitation of the Rosary
December 16, 2021

1:30 PM
Matthew X Merlin Funeral Home, Inc.
529 North Chestnut St.
Derry, PA 15627

December 16, 2021

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Anns Life (Matthew X. Merlin Funeral Home, N. Chestnut St. Derry)

Mass of Christian Burial
December 17, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Martin Roman Catholic Church (New Derry)

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