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Obituary: Penny E. Deren

March 2, 1951 – October 10, 2023

Penny E. Deren, nee Griffin, age 72, of Dyer, IN, passed away Tuesday, October 10, 2023. Loving wife of Roger Deren. Devoted mother of Nicole (Stephan) Pochron and Timothy (Rachel) Deren. Cherished Mema of Anthony and Brenden Pochron, Caleb, Ryan, Lilly, and Grace Deren. Dear sister of Michael (Debbie) Griffin, Becky (late Earl) Willoughby, Kim (John) Fernandez, Chris Griffin, Stephanie Griffin, and Scott Griffin. Preceded in death by her parents Harold (late Agnes) Griffin, and Norma (late George) Endler.

Memorial visitation Saturday, October 21, 2023, from 1 – 5 p.m. at Smits Funeral Home, 2121 Pleasant Springs Lane, Dyer, IN. Memorial donations may be given St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

For further information, please call 219-322-7300.

Smits Funeral Homes
Smits Funeral Homes
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