In Memoriam.ca - Always in our hearts

  • tim evans lit a candle on 01/26/2017:
    "My sincere condolences to Penny's family you are all in are thoughts and prayers. "

  • Betty Evans lit a candle on 01/26/2017:
    "With my deepest sympathy for the Kitchen family. I only met Penny a couple of times with my daughter Kitten when she went in to cut Penny's hair, and I will always remember her loving smiles "

  • Dorothy Kitchen lit a candle on 01/25/2017:
    "I loved you so much. There is an empty space I n my heart. Miss you. Lots of love Mom OXAU"

Legacy

About Penny Kitchen

Penny graduated from St. Mary’s University in 1998 with a Bachelor of Commerce Degree, she later attended NSCC where she obtained a Diploma in Web-Design. She was a fierce advocate for human rights. On the 39th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Dec. 10th, 1987 she received an award from the Government of Nova Scotia. Penny enjoyed participating in the Dalhousie Health Mentors Program. She was also a Board Member of Nova Scotia League for Equal Opportunity NSLEO. Penny’s life and accomplishments were often the subject of news articles, public speaking events using her augmentative communication device and of a CBC documentary released in 1980, which went on to win the ACTRA award for best documentary. Penny was very passionate about playing the Para-Sport of Boccia. In 2013 Penny won two bronze medals, in the singles and team events at the Canadian Nationals in St. John’s, Newfoundland. In 2014 she came home with a team silver at the Canadian Nationals in Whitby, Ontario. At the Nationals in Vancouver in March 2016 she won a pairs bronze medal.