Lucille Louise "Penny" Brancato Brandt, 72, went to her Heavenly Father on Wednesday (Jan. 17, 2018) in Bryson City, N.C.
She was born to Minnie and Anthony Brancato on Nov. 1, 1945, in Cleveland.
A former resident of Sharpsville, Penny worked in retail sales, was active in the United Methodist Women's group, and enjoyed quilting, reading, gardening and camping.
Penny was a member of the Bryson City United Methodist Church, and her personal ministry was to be a trained Stephen Minister, a lay listening ministry.
She is survived by: her husband of 53 years, Samuel Brandt, a son; Stephen (Ann) Brandt; daughter, Jenifer (Dave) Titus; granddaughter, Marley Brandt; and four grandsons, Michael Gladysz, Jack Gladysz, Casey Gladysz, and Morgan Titus.
In addition to her parents, Penny is also preceded in death by: her brother, Michael Brancato.
Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday (1-28-18) in the Bryson City United Methodist Church in Bryson City. A fellowship dinner will be held prior to the service in the church fellowship hall beginning at noon.
Penny leaves behind many people who had the privilege to know and love her, and the legacy she leaves with you is "Love one another, just as I have loved you." John 13:34
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Restoration House WNC PO Box 154 Bryson City, NC 28713 or to the River of Life Community Wells in Haiti PO Box 817 Bryson City, NC 28713.
Arrangements entrusted to Asheville (N.C.) Mortuary Services. Online condolences may be left for family at www.AshevilleMortuaryServices.com
Published on January 23, 2018