Of Wilkins Twp., age 99, a resident of Seneca Hills Independent Living, died on Saturday, April 24, 2021. Dena was born on November 10, 1921, daughter of John and Charina (Bruno) Pennick.
Wife of both the late Steve Petras and the late Ladislav Seman.
Beloved mother of Shirley (late James) Thomson of Plum.
Dear grandmother of Linda (Michael) Mullen, Laura Thomson and Susan (Dennis) Watson.
Proud great-grandmother of Madelyn, Tyler, Melissa and Max.
Sister of Norma O’Malley of Bridgeville.
Dear aunt of Margaret Giardina and many other nieces and nephews, and her longtime friend, Dorothy Danko.
Dena was preceded in death by her sisters, Louise Frank, Rose Terkay and Mary Besso and her brothers, Frank, Dominic and Emil Pennick.
Dena was a retired teller from the former Equibank in Forest Hills.
Friends are welcome on Tuesday from 1-7pm at Patrick T. Lanigan Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., 700 Linden Ave. at Cable, East Pittsburgh, 412-824-8800.
Dena’s Mass of Christian Burial will be in St. Colman Church on Wednesday at 10 a.m.
Dena will be laid to rest in Jefferson Memorial Park.