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Photo of Darlene that appeared in the 1958 Tuscarora Valley High School Yearbook.
Contributed by rkohler3 on 5/5/16 - Image Year: 1958

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Darlene is the daughter of the late Francis "Red" and Maxine (Weimer) Pennebaker. She is a 1958 graduate of Tuscarora Valley High School. She married Ronald P. Gerhart.


Darlene P. Gerhart, age 75, passed away at South Shore Hospital in Weymouth, Massachusetts on March 16, 2016, after a lengthy illness. Born on April 18, 1940 in Lewistown, Pennsylvania, she lived the majority of her life in Port Royal, PA and Halifax, MA and worked as an Executive Secretary for the Personal Care Division at Gillette Company. Darlene was a long time member of the United Church of Christ in Halifax, MA. Survivors include sons Marc Gerhart of Pembroke, MA, Scott Gerhart of Westerville, OH, and Lance Gerhart of Middleboro, MA.

She liked to spend as much time as possible with her eight grandchildren and valued her time with them. Always an advocate for animals, she also enjoyed spending time with her pet dogs and cats as well.

Relatives and friends are welcome to attend a Memorial Celebration of Life from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM on Sunday, March 20, 2016 at the Shepherd Funeral Home, 7 Mattakeesett St, Pembroke, MA 02359. In lieu of flowers, a memorial contribution can be made to the Friends of Plymouth Pound (http://friendsplymouthpound.org.) in Darlene’s name.

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Contributed by rkohler3 on 5/5/16 - Image Year: 1958
TVHS 1958 SENIOR CLASS: (Front Row)(l-r) Dorothy Wagner, Andrea Kepner, Carleen Benner, Ann Stake, Darlene Pennebaker, Verna Book, Judy Book, Stella Eaton, Doreen Brackbill, Jane Ann Gilson; (Back Row)(l-r) Wayne Taylor, Ron Gerhart, Tom Searer, Ernie Foltz, Jim Barton, Raymond Peterson, Bob Bardell, Tim Hockenberry, Jonathan Wert
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CLASS of 1958 10 YEAR REUNION at Bratton's Restaurant in Mifflin: SEATED (l-r) Dorothy Wagner Swab, Jane Ann Gilson Foltz, Verna Book Gilliland, Dorothy Kephart (teacher), Darlene Pennebaker Gerhart, Stella Eaton, Andrea Kepner; STANDING: Ann Stake Nace, James Barton, Thomas Searer, Ernest Foltz, Ronald Gerhart, Robert Bardell, Dorene Brackbill Clark

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