North East Fire Company
 
 
 

James F. Penhollow 1931-2016

     

Thursday, January 14, 2016  

 

It is with deepest regret the North East Fire Company, Inc. announces the passing of our brother James F. Penhollow.

 

On Thursday, January 14th 2016 in North East, Md surrounded by his family Mr. Penhollow passed away peacefully at the age 84 years old. Born in New London, Ct, on December 31st 1931, he was the son of the late William H. & Jane C. (Sylvia) Penhollow.

 

Mr. Penhollow retired from the Cecil County Government as a road Superintendent in the 2nd district. Greggo & Ferrara Construction, James Julian Construction and Maryland Forest Service previously employed Mr. Penhollow. In addition Mr. Penhollow was one of the original 911 dispatchers for Cecil County, Md. Mr. Penhollow was a life member of the North East Fire Company, holding positions of Chief, Assistant Chief, Captain, Lieutenant, Board of Director and Chairman of VLOSAP for 30 years. Mr. Penhollow was very passionate about the annual fire company carnival as he ran the fire company pizza stand for over 30 years. Mr. Penhollow was a member of the Harford-Cecil Fireman’s Association, inducted into their Hall of Fame; Cecil County Fireman’s Association previously serving as President and Vice President. Mr. Penhollow also served as a Town of North East Board Member, North East Police Dept. Commissioner, and was a member of the Eder-George Post 85 29th Division Association of the Maryland National Guard.

 

In addition to his parents Mr. Penhollow was preceded in death by his wife Geraldine R. Penhollow and Son, Dwain M Penhollow. Mr. Penhollow is survived by one son, David “Mike” Penhollow (Wendy) of North East, Md; one daughter, Monica A Penhollow (Doc) of North East, Md; only Grand Daughter Maggie Penhollow of North East, Md; one sister: Judy Guy of North East, Md and one brother, Allen Penhollow of Darlington, Md as well as several nieces and nephews.

 

 

Friends may call Sunday, January 17th 2016 from 2:00PM to 5:00PM at Crouch Funeral Home, P.A., 127 South Main Street, North East, Md 21901

 

Funeral service will be held Monday, January 18th 2016, 11:00 am at Crouch Funeral Home, P.A., 127 South Main Street, North East, MD 21901. 

 

Interment will follow in North East Methodist Cemetery, North East, Md.

 

In Lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to North East Fire Company, Inc. c/o Crouch Funeral Home, or Eder-George Post 85 29th Division Association of the National Guard c/o Crouch Funeral Home.