Putney - Pennie A. Temple, 55, of Westminster Road died Saturday afternoon, October 21, 2017, at Pine Heights Nursing Home following complications of diabetes and vascular disease.
Pennie was born in Plattsburgh, New York on June 20, 1962, the daughter of Lillian (Supernault) Collins. She was raised and educated in Putney and was a graduate of Brattleboro Union High School, Class of 1980.
Before her illness, Pennie was employed as a data entry specialist working at C&S Wholesale Grocers. Previously, she worked at World Learning in Brattleboro for 19 years working in both the Print Shop and the Study Abroad Program.
Pennie was an avid BINGO player and also enjoyed computer games, needlepoint, and crocheting.
On June 6, 1981, at the Green Mountain Chapel in Brattleboro, she was married to Bradley E. Temple who survives.
Besides her devoted husband of 36 years, she leaves one daughter, Heather Traudt of Brattleboro; one son, Eric Temple of Putney; two sisters, Donna Maynard of Hinsdale and Nancy Fischer of Albany, New York; and one brother, Harold Donivan of Spofford.
Additionally, Pennie leaves three grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by a daughter, Julie Marie, who died at birth; one sister, V. Dawn Bush; and a brother, Marvin Collins, Jr.
A memorial service in celebration of her life will be conducted Saturday, November 4 at 11:00 A.M. at the Green Mountain Chapel on Western Avenue with Pastor Bill Steele, officiating. Burial will be at a later date in Mount Pleasent Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made in her name to the Putney Volunteer Fire Dept., 14 Main Street, Putney, VT 05346.