Penny Sentilles Abreo, age 56, passed away on Wednesday, January 18, 2023, surrounded by her loving family. Penny was a native of New Orleans and a resident of Houma, LA.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the visitation at St. Bernadette on Tuesday, January 24, 2023, beginning at 10:00 a.m. until the Mass of Christian Burial at 12:00 p.m. Burial will be held at St. Francis Cemetery No. 2.
Penny is survived by her loving husband of 32 years, Aaron M. Abreo; sons, Andrew P. Abreo and wife Maddison, Grant M. Abreo; granddaughters, Camille and Penelope Abreo; brothers; Wayne M. Sentilles, Terry J. Sentilles (Linda), Bryan J. Sentilles (Brenda), Robert P. Sentilles (Sheila); sister, Nancy Sentilles Gleber. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
Penny is preceded in death by her parents, Saar and Barbara Sentilles; brother, Eric J. Sentilles; nephew, Bryan J. Sentilles; sister-in-laws, Debbie Sentilles, Peggy Jean Sentilles, and Arleen Sentilles; and brother-in-law, John Gleber III.
Penny was a loving and caring wife, mother and Meemaw. She loved all things beautiful and enjoyed spending quality time with her family. Penny loved to bake, traveling with her husband, cross stitching, and watching the Saints. She was retired as a teacher with the public school system and was a parishioner of St. Bernadette Catholic Church. She was diagnosed with ALS fifteen years ago and was blessed to have the many years to love her family and friends. Penny was an inspiration to people with ALS while fighting her own battles she always kept her faith. Penny always enjoyed socializing with other ALS patients and helping them along their journey. She truly was an inspiring individual that never let her disease bring her down and always persevered through the tough times. She is now reunited with her family who passed before her and rest in the arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to, the Team Gleason Foundation, teamgleason.org In Memory of Penny, P.O. Box 24493, New Orleans, LA 70184, payable to Team Gleason Foundation.
Chauvin Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Penny Abreo.