Jeannine Alberta Pencak
December 05, 1928 - September 17, 2017
Jeannine Alberta Pencak passed away September 17, 2017 in Sugar Land, Texas at the age of 88. She was born on December 5, 1928 in Cleveland, Ohio to Edward R. Pearce and Helen Frei Pearce. She was married to Andrew J. Pencak Jr. in January 1958 in Geneva, Ohio and they enjoyed 44 years together until his passing in May 2002. In the early years of their marriage they lived in Southern California, then 15 years in Ashtabula, Ohio before moving to Houston in 1981 to be near their grown children.
Jeannine was preceded in death by her husband Andrew Pencak; parents, Edward and Helen Pearce Coury; brothers, Edward Pearce and Lawrence Pearce; sister, Geraldine Harding.
She is survived by her son, Andrew J. Pencak III and his wife Anne Gordon Pencak of Sugar Land; daughter, Kim Pencak of Seabrook; grandson, Andrew J. Pencak IV and wife Sarah Yost Pencak of Richmond; grandson, Kyle Pencak and wife Elizabeth Buchner Pencak of Denver; sister, Linda Peterson of Sugar Land; as well as several relatives in Ohio and many dear friends around the country.
Jeannine worked for many years as a retail associate for Hit or Miss in Houston until her retirement. In Ashtabula, both she and Andy were long-time employees of the former Carlisle’s Department Store.
She was a long-time parishioner of St. Theresa’s Catholic Church in Sugar Land, and was very active in her former retirement living community, Ahepa 29 III in Houston, before she moved into assisted living. An accomplished homemaker, she was admired for her flair in home decorating, floral arranging and jewelry making. Her greatest joy came from simply spending time with her family and cooking their favorite recipes.
Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Services at Miller Funeral Chapel, 7723 Beechnut, Houston, Texas 77074 on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 10:00 am.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to St. Theresa's Catholic Church, 705 St. Theresa Blvd. Sugar Land, Texas 77498. Please note for "The Gathering Place" in the memo section.