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Penny Lea Elmore

Penny Lea Elmore, 46, of Springville, passed away at Sister’s Hospital in Buffalo on December 24, 2017.


Penny was born in Springville on April 13, 1971 to Gerald “Jerry” and Carol (nee Smith) Lohrey of Springville. She married Marty Elmore in Springville on April 9, 2016.

Penny was a United States Air Force veteran, having served from 1990-1993. She was a member of the Boston Amvets and the Springville American Legion. She enjoyed crocheting, knitting, traveling and camping.

Penny was employed as a postal clerk for the United States Postal System in South Buffalo.

In addition to her parents and husband, Penny is survived by her children Krystle, Gerald “JT” and James Gouine, all of Springville and Jillian Elmore of West Seneca; she was the dearest nana to Kloey and Logan; sister of Peggy (David) McCowin of Pittsburgh, Pa. and wonderful aunt of Emmet and Hazel.

A memorial service was held form St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 591 E. Main St., Springville.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 30 East 33rd St., New York, N.Y. 10016 or online at or to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517 or online at

Arrangements were made by the Smith-Weismantel Funeral Home, 271 E. Main St., Springville. Online condolences may be made at


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