Dr. Penn Purcell SHELLEY

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Penn Purcell Shelley M.D. serving as a physician in Chatham, New Jersey, 1994. (Photo submitted by Penn Purcell Shelley)
Contributed by rkohler3 on 8/20/10 - Image Year: 1994

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The third generation of the Shelley family who joined the medical profession is Dr. Penn Purcell Shelley, when he became a member of the Roxbury Medical Group of Succasunna, NJ. September 1961 he became an associate member of the Morris County Medical Society and was on the Courtesy Staff of the Dover General Hospital, Dover, NJ.

He was a graduate of Tuscarora Valley High School Class of 1949 and Bucknell University Class of 1953. His medical studies were completed at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia in 1957 with an internship at the Germantown Dispensary and Hospital from 1957-58. Following this he spent two years serving as a Lieutenant in the United States Naval Reserve and was stationed in the Caribbean, MCB in Grand Turk, Salvador and South Caicas at the Missile Tracking Station. He later served at the Armed Forces station in Pittsburgh. After serving his country he studied for one year in Internal Medicine at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

Penn Purcell Shelley was the only son of Penrose and Laentena "Teenie" Esther McCahan Shelley. He was born April 10, 1931 and raised in Port Royal. He married Marilyn Dee Pieper and they had three sons: Mark, Scott and Douglas.

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Contributed by rkohler3 on 8/20/10 - Image Year: 1931
Penrose H. Shelley, MD holding his son Penn Purcell Shelley at the family home on Main Street in Port Royal in 1931. (Photo submitted by Penn Purcell Shelley)
Contributed by rkohler3 on 8/27/10 - Image Year: 1931
Jane McCahan Book holding her nephew, Penn Purcell Shelley in 1931.
Contributed by mkinney on 9/6/10 - Image Year: 1937
COUSINS PLAYING IN THE FAIRGROUNDS: (from left) Earl Kepner, Ralph Kepner, Charles McCahan, Mary McCahan, Penn Shelley, Joy McCahan, Keith McCahan, Laentena Shelley
Contributed by rkohler3 on 7/5/11 - Image Year: 1949
Purcell Shelley as he appeared in his 1949 TVHS Yearbook photo.
Contributed by rkohler3 on 5/27/17 - Image Year: 1949
TVHS CLASS of 1949: FRONT ROW (L-R): Joan Kepner, Erie Booher, Nellie Lyter, Gertrude Andrew, Sarah Wagner, Grace Ard, Nancy Telfer; BACK ROW: (Paul Smith (photographer) Glenn Bitting, Charles McCahan (head bowed), Ross Wagner, Kathryn Deen, Philip Bargo, Patsy Emery, Benjamin Gaul, Mary Lou Aumiller, Penn Purcell Shelley, Robert Ditmer, Harold Shields. (Photo submitted by Penn Purcell Shelley)
Contributed by rkohler3 on 8/20/10 - Image Year: 1958
1st Lt. Penn Purcell Shelley MD in the Medical Corps of the U. S. Navy Reserve. He spent two years serving as a Lieutenant in the United States Naval Reserve and was stationed in the Caribbean, MCB in Grand Turk, Salvador and South Caicas at the Missile Tracking Station. He later served at the Armed Forces station in Pittsburgh. (Photo submitted by Penn Purcell Shelley)
Contributed by rkohler3 on 8/20/10 - Image Year: 1962
Penn Purcell Shelley at the time of his engagement to Marilyn Dee Pieper in 1962. (Photo submitted by Penn Purcell Shelley)
Contributed by rkohler3 on 8/20/10 - Image Year: 1962
This is a photo of Marilyn Dee Pieper, wife of Dr. Penn Purcell Shelley. Penn and Dee were married July 7, 1962.
Contributed by rkohler3 on 8/20/10 - Image Year: 2005
Dr. Penn Purcell Shelley and sons. The photo was taken in the PR Presbyterian Church, April, 2005 at the funeral of mother and grandmother Laentena (McCahan) Shelley. Pictured (l-r): Scott, Penn, Douglas and Mark. (Photo submitted by Penn Purcell Shelley)



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