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ina Pennycook Minor , 94, of Montclair NJ ],passed away on December 2, 2020 after a stroke in Mid-October .
Ina was born on April 14, 1926 to James and Jane (Fowler Field) Pennycook in Paterson, NJ . After graduating from Central High School in [???],she went on to study History and English at Montclair State Teachers College (Montclair State University today).
Before graduation, she landed her first job as a Middle School Teacher in Denville NJ for 1 year.
After Graduation she began to teach in Wayne, NJ with her best friend Myra Kamp
In the early 50’s she moved and taught the rest of her career in Clifton NJ with her dear friends G.Harriet Schuster, Lorraine Hall and Delorus Stanik.
Ina was a curious and involved in the world around her. She loved teaching traveling and the English language and often correct family friends and the new media when their grammar was wrong One of the last things she did was sign her ballot and would be very happy with the results!!

Ina was predeceased by her Father Jame her Mother Jane and her sister Laura Fletcher and Former Husband Frank (Max) Minor
She is survived by her daughter Ellyn Montclair NJ Son Matthew (Kirsten) Brockport NY . Her Grandson’s who she was very proud of Evan Minor and Corey Minor Brockport NY Her Niece Laurajane Fletcher (Sandra Quaschnick) Silver Springs MD Great Nephew Aubrey Fletcher (Heidi) Wayne NJ and Great Great Nephew Cash Fletcher Wayne NJ

There will be a memorial to celebration Ina’s life on Saturday April 17, 2021 at 2p at Union Congregational Church 176 Cooper Ave Montclair NJ 07043 Covid Protocol will be followed - whatever that is. Ina asked that memorial donation be made to the Foundation Fund at Union Congregational Church

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