Dorothy Frances Pennetti

March 8, 1918 - February 15, 2009
Dorothy Frances Pennetti

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Dorothy Frances Ziegler Pennetti, 90, of Hendersonville, NC, died Sunday, February 15, 2009.

She was born in Matawan, NJ, the daughter of Arthur & Phoebe Ann (Bendy) Ziegler. She was a prior resident of Hobe Sound, FL.

She loved her nursing career which included graduating from Monmouth Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in 1939. During World War II, she served as an Army nurse at a hospital in Tennessee. She also used her nursing experiences at the Matawan Health Center and the Matawan Regional School System. She was a proud participant in an Honor Air Flight.

She is survived by her sisters, Ruth Eovino of Matawan, NJ; Ethel Pennetti of Middletown, CT; and Evelyn Gray of Flemington, NJ; a brother, Arthur Ziegler of Peachtree, GA; sister-in-law, Mary Ziegler of Matawan, NJ; daughter, Diane Paddock and husband, Richard, and grandson, Johnathan C. Paddock, all of Hendersonville; and many nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 11 am Friday, February 20, 2009, in the chapel of Bedle Funeral Home in Keyport, NJ. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Middletown, NJ. The family will receive friends from 3-5 PM and 7-9 PM Thursday, February 19, 2009 at Bedle Funeral Home.


Friday, February 20, 2009
12:00 AM

Chapel of Bedle Funeral Home - Directions
61 Broad Street
Keyport, NJ 07735


Friday, February 20, 2009

Fairview Cemetery - Directions

Middletown, NJ 07748

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  • February 17, 2009
    Debbie Pittillo says:
    Diane, Johnathan and family, Your mom was so sweet and just a lovely woman to know. She will be greatly missed. I was honored to be a part of her life. Take care, Debbie