Frances Eleanor “Penny” Seda King of Greensboro, GA passed away Saturday, January 23, 2021 at The Glen at Lake Oconee Village. She was 85. Born in Claridge, PA on September 28, 1935, and was the daughter of the late Thomas E. and Anne Yesbit Seda. She graduated from Penn Joint High School in McCullough, Penn Township, PA. For twenty-five years, after her husband retired, she worked as a medical assistant at GIL Pediatrics/UPMC Children’s Community Pediatrics in Murrysville PA, but most of her time was spent as a homemaker and community advocate. She married George Edward King in 1958 and he passed away in September of 2013. At the time of his death, they had celebrated fifty-five years of marriage. More recently she had moved to Greene County, GA and was living at The Glen at Lake Oconee Village. Before moving to Greene County, she had lived in Penn Township, PA for 84 years.
Her survivors include two daughters, Kathleen “Kathy” Brennan and husband, Dan of Eatonton, GA and Linda Monahan of Virginia Beach, VA; three grandchildren, Ryan, Kyle and Jaime; four great grandchildren, Jake, Miller, Cole and Molly. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Thomas F. Seda and a sister, Helen S. Kuzmkowski.
Penny dedicated her life to her community. She loved talking to people and never met a stranger. She was an active member of the Methodist Community Church in Harrison City, PA where she loved volunteering for the weekly Feasts, helping with weddings, and participating in bible studies. She served as Treasurer for the Penn Trafford Adult Education Committee for over 40 years, was a member and chairwoman for the Penn Township Youth Commission, and was actively involved with the Penn Township Library.
A Celebration of Penny’s life will be held at a later date. The family requests any memorials be made to Westmoreland County Food Bank, 100 Devonshire Drive, Delmont, PA 15626. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.
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