Joseph P. Penna, Jr., 49

March 16, 2019

Joseph P. Penna, Jr., 49, of Columbia, passed away on, Saturday, March 16, 2019 at UPMC Pinnacle in Lititz after a brief illness. He was the loving husband of Barbara (Brandt) Penna.

Born in Pottsville, PA he was the son of the late Joseph P. Sr. and Marilyn (Haplin) Penna.

A graduate of Manheim Township High School Class of 1988, Joe would go onto work alongside of his father and eventually take over the family business, Action Mobile in Lancaster.

Known for his love of cars, his family often described him as “suffering from car disease”, this inevitably forced him to collect a variety of imported and domestic autos. He was a member of the Suzuki Samurai Owners and the Japanese Mini Trucks of America. Joe was also a collector of antique fishing lures.

He was a loyal and devoted husband, father, brother and friend who found happiness in good conversation and enjoying a cold beer with good company.

In addition to his wife, Barbara, he is survived by his sons: Joseph P. Penna, III, George Penna, Jackson Penna; his sister: Kimberly Good and his niece, Michelle Good.

Funeral services are private and will be held at the convenience of the family.

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Condolences to the Family

March 25, 2019

I hadn’t seen Joey in years but I can still picture him as a cool little dude!! Our condolences to the family…… 

March 23, 2019

Joe and I became good friends at school and hung out often. We then attended Brownstown Vo-Tech together and had even more fun and good memories. I enjoyed running into and catching up with Joe. Our high school Buddies will miss him.
Kenneth Gappa

March 22, 2019

I’m so sorry about Joe, barb. Wish you the best

March 21, 2019

To the Penna Family,
    So sorry to hear of Joe’s Passing, If I was out working at Uitility Keystone Trailer Sales, he always stopped to chat and always had a smile on his face and if I was in a work vehicle and unable to talk, he’d always blow his horn and wave. Sure gonna miss him in his little white truck flyin by. Keeping all in my thoughts and prayers during this sad and difficult time. Paul Mays / UKTS Maint. Coordinator

March 20, 2019

Rest in peace, Joey. Your constant friendship and brotherhood wll forever be missed. Until we meet again, my friend …….

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