Penelope Pillen

    Penelope “Penny” Signe Pillen, 67 of Murphy, passed away Thursday, March 24, 2016, at her home.
    Mrs. Pillen was born Dec. 10, 1948, in Brooklyn, N.Y., and had lived in the Murphy area for seven years after retiring from her career as a medical office clerk.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, John T. Mattson and Jeanne Wallace Mattson.
    Survivors include her husband, Gregory Pillen, and daughter, Jessica Pillen of Murphy; son, Scott Pillen of Canton, Ohio; and brother, Theodore Mattson of Ducktown, Tenn.
    Arrangements were entrusted to Cochran Funeral Home of Murphy.
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Murphy, NC 28906
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