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Santa Marie DeCastro Penn

July 29, 1939 October 18, 2018
Santa Marie DeCastro Penn
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Obituary for Santa Marie DeCastro Penn

Santa Marie DeCastro Penn, age 79, of Naperville, Illinois, formerly St. Louis, Missouri, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving children on October 18th, 2018. She was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee on July 29th, 1939, and was the daughter of the late Salvatore and Pamalina (nee Lombardo) Mirabella.

She has been widowed twice, once to Marcial DeCastro, then Thomas Penn. She
raised her three children in St. Louis, and moved to Chicago to be closer to her daughters. Santa had numerous careers, but was most proud of owning and operating her small business selling purses and luggage. She was the first in her family to attend college, and enjoyed in her later years spending time with her children and grandchildren, traveling and playing poker with her friends.

She leaves behind her daughter, Maria (Deirk) Feiner of Bolingbrook, IL, her daughter Pamela (Steve) Appell of Long Grove, Illinois, and her son Marc (Wanda) DeCastro of Maynard, MA.. She also leaves behind her grandchildren, Jonathan (Susie), James (Sarah) , Evan, Mitchell, Lauren, Nicholas and Noah. She also leaves behind her siblings, Michael, Rose, Anne, Charlie and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, November 21st at 10:00 AM at Monarch Landing, 2255 Monarch Drive, Naperville, IL 60563, followed by a small burial service at 2:00 PM at Assumption Cemetery, 1S510 Winfield Rd, Wheaton, IL.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Angels Grace Hospice.

Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Naperville was entrusted with arrangements.

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10:00 AM 11/21/2018 10:00:00 AM
Monarch Landing

2255 Monarch Drive
Naperville, IL 60563

Monarch Landing
2255 Monarch Drive Naperville 60563 IL
United States

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Angels Grace Hospice


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