Obituary of Michael D. Penn
Michael D Penn May 25, 1951 – July 17, 2020 Michael "Mike" was born in Winston-Salem, NC to Delores Penn and Alfonso Thomas. When he was 9 years old the Penn family moved to Buffalo, NY and later Niagara Falls where He attended 13th street school, later South Jr High. Janice and Michael were married June 22, 1990. Michael is survived by Janice and two children; son Bryan D (Jasmine) Pettigrew and daughter Brittany L Pettigrew. Grandchildren; Brylyn, Jazlyn and Bryan D II "BJ". Also survived by a sister; Melinda Johnson of Jacksonville, FL and brothers; Reginald A Penn (Saudi) of Winston-Salem, NC; Alexander M Penn of Jacksonville, FL and William G Penn of Niagara Falls, NY; Aunt Elaine (Ralph) Brown of Jacksonville, FL and Uncle William (Georgia) Crockette of Niagara Falls, NY; Sister-in-laws Louise Herds, Glinda Estell and Gloria Pettigrew all of Niagara Falls, NY and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Michael had a love for music. His favorite song was "A change is gonna come." His favorite movies were Malcom X and The Color Purple. He was a stranger to no one. Michael lived a life full of Love. There is NO PRIOR visitation. Burial will take place at the convenience of the family. Arrangements entrusted to ZAJAC FUNERAL HOME INC.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Michael Penn, please visit Tribute Store
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