Penny G. Kastanis

Feb 2, 1936 - May 31, 2017


Prayer Service Sunday June 4th 7PM :
Annunciation Orthodox
616 Alhambra Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95816

Service Monday June 5th 10AM:
Annunciation Orthodox
616 Alhambra Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95816

Committal June 5th 1PM:
East Lawn Memorial Park
4300 Folsom Blvd, Sacramento, CA, 95819

Funeral Home:
Lind Brothers Mortuary
4221 Manzanita Avenue
Carmichael, CA
US 95608


  • Janis Caston says:

    So sorry for your loss.

  • Gaetano Vasta says:

    Sorry for your loss. I will always remember Penny and the times at Valley and SCOE. My best to the entire Kastanis family.

  • Gina and Frank Santangelo says:

    I still can hear her laugh. She always seemed so happy and she shared that spirit of sunshine with whomever she encountered. She was the heart of our Valley High family and I am sure she was the heart of the Kastanis family. Our prayers and blessings to all of her family members. We are so sorry for your loss.

  • Judy Rinehimer says:

    So sorry to hear of Penny’s passing. She will be fondly remembered.

  • Mary Ames says:

    I am sorry for your loss. Penny’s laugh was contagious, her sense of humor was unmatchable, and her love of life was inspiring. Being at Valley HS with her was a pleasure and a blessing.I send my deepest sympathy to her family.

  • Priscilla Ito says:

    I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Penny. Thought and prayers to the family

  • Gert Tipton says:

    So very sorry to hear of Penny’s passing. She was always Brought her bright happy outlook to every occasion! She will be missed! My thoughts and prayers to the family.

  • Reona James says:

    Terry, my prayers are with you and yours during this difficult time of loss.

  • Dick Baldwin says:

    Terry and family; So sorry we can’t be there to personally share our condolences. Penny was obviously a delightful part of your life as she was of ours. Jeanne and I share in your sorrow.

  • Michelle Khayat says:

    What a beautiful woman and mentor at Valley High! I treasure those valuable memories of Penny. I’m so sorry I can’t be there to express my condolences to each of you. This is a great loss to all who knew her joy of life.

  • Janet Barrows Macias says:

    Terry, I am so sorry to know that your Penny has died. I pray that you will find peace.

  • Dennis Smith says:

    My sympathy for you, Terry. Penny was a wonderful person.

  • Billie Miller says:

    Terry, may God grant you peace during this time of loss. My prayers are with you and your family.

  • Sharon Ewbank says:

    Dear Terry, George, and Sophia, Our hearts are with you all as you say good-bye to one of the best persons who ever worked at Valley. Penny was such a terrific persons in all regards–with kids, with teachers, with the community; her bright, quick laugh raised us up daily. Love to you all. Sharon and Gary Ewbank

  • Mel and Connie Fontes says:

    Connie and I send our deepest sympathies to the Kastanis family. Penny always made going to the library with my class an informative one. All the information the students needed were pulled and ready. sHE WILL BE MISSED.

  • Barbara Duffy says:

    Penny was truly a leader and a force of nature. I worked with her on a number of projects and a couple of Boards. I have missed seeing her and send my condolences to her family.

  • Bob Lum says:

    Terry, George, and Sophia, I am so sorry for your loss. I will forever remember Penny’s warmth, confidence, and help she gave me in my early days at Valley. She was encouraging and supportive to those of us early to our profession. I was always grateful for the safe place she offered us in her domain: the Valley High Library along with Pat and Joanne. Her wisdom and enthusiasm was indelible-and yes the laughter that was shared! She represented all the good in being an educator-the love and the humanity. She remains unforgettable!

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