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“One of my favourite photos of Penny as I remember her when we were 18. She Cal and some other friends came to see me in Leeds while I was I student...Read More »
1 of 30 | Posted by: Helen Joseph - London, UK

“What a beautiful spirit Penny was and is. I love this woman, Penelope Starr. I may have been in her presence probably some wheres up to a total of 30...Read More »
2 of 30 | Posted by: Monte Collins - San Clemente, CA


3 of 30 | Posted by: Mindee Roth - Tucson, AZ

“I dont remember a time when I didnt know Penny. She has just always been part of my life - from being a Brownie together at 8 years old, being in...Read More »
4 of 30 | Posted by: Debra Fisher - Borehamwood, UK

Herzilya Beach, Israel “We have wonderful memories of the last trip to Israel - only a year ago. Your stories will be re-told again again.Our deepest condolences to Terry,...Read More »
5 of 30 | Posted by: A friend

“Penny was part of my Sweet Adeline world. I will remember her laugh and smile. She was a hoot. Heaven got a little bit brighter. Godspeed Penny. Gone...Read More »
6 of 30 | Posted by: Michele Baldwin - Queen Creek, AZ

“The first time I met Penny and Terry was a New Years party and her picture on her Facebook page was taken that night. I knew right then that this...Read More »
7 of 30 | Posted by: Fran Tuell - Tucson

“Penny inspired me to look more into starting my own business! Her demeanor said, You can do this! Whats stopping you? Then she set me up with a coach...Read More »
8 of 30 | Posted by: Jesse & Stephanie Rojas - Tucson, AZ

“What a shining light Penny brought to Tucson Desert Harmony. Although her life was far too short, those of us lucky enough to know her will not...Read More »
9 of 30 | Posted by: Joan Epstein - Tucson, AZ

“I will always hold her silliness and mischievous nature so dear to my heart. There were so many lovely times with her. But my favorite times with...Read More »
10 of 30 | Posted by: Sonya Yount - Tucson, AZ - friend

Always in rare humor. “Who else could have such a great time all the time and bring everyone along with her. I know your star shines brightly in the heavens. ”
11 of 30 | Posted by: Teresa Taylor - Tucson, AZ

“Penny, such a love as a friend, always happy and laughing which was so infectious to everyone around. Penny will always reside in my heart as a...Read More »
12 of 30 | Posted by: Brenda Weathers - Tucson, AZ

“In the mid-1990s, Tel Aviv bureau of The Jerusalem Post was the red-headed stepchild of the newspaper's Jerusalem headquarters, and the journalists...Read More »
13 of 30 | Posted by: Rachel Neiman - Jerusalem, Israel

“Penny brought joy and laughter to everyone she met. The world is a little dimmer without her light. ”
14 of 30 | Posted by: Linda Myer - friend

“Amazing. Lady ... Sweet Adelines. Was a perfect Place for thisAmazing singer to Shine. We all laughed With and shared Stories,made great music...Read More »
15 of 30 | Posted by: Divian Pierson - Benson, AZ

“Penny, my dear, beloved friend, you will always be in my heart, frozen in time, giggling with me over everything. You are forever loved & missed ...Read More »
16 of 30 | Posted by: Marni Dlin - Onoway, AB - friend

“Penny had the perfect name, because she was such a shining star. She lit up the room when she walked in. When you were with a Penny, it was...Read More »
17 of 30 | Posted by: Marsha & Monte Collins - CA

“I shall associate Penny with my time as a journalist at the Jerusalem Post in Israel, where I first met her. Her TV reviews were anything but...Read More »
18 of 30 | Posted by: Ori Golan - coworker

“I will never forget the cruise we took together in 2016 - Terry and Penny, Polly and Bill. May you always win at Balderdash in Heaven, Penny! ”
19 of 30 | Posted by: Polly Roberts - Tucson, AZ

“I didn't have the privilege to meet Penelope, though our thoughts and prayers go out to her family and friends. ”
20 of 30 | Posted by: Brad Anderson - Tucson, AZ

I will always love You Penny. You were a shining STARR in my life. “Penny STARR was indeed a star shining in my life. A fellow Brownies member at King David School in Birmingham UK., when we were 9 years old. Finally...Read More »
21 of 30 | Posted by: Su. Washington. - Tucson, AZ

From left to right Fi, Cal and Pen.<br /><br />As sisters we were always close, even though we mostly lived far apart.  We'll miss her so very much. “Miss you big sis x ”
22 of 30 | Posted by: Carolyn Starr - Liverpool

“Some people have a magical quality about them, a tangible brightness of being. Penny had that quality. She truly made the world a better place. I...Read More »
23 of 30 | Posted by: Susan Richards - Tucson, AZ

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
24 of 30 | Posted by: Kathy Swenson - Redlands, CA

You were a wonderful person, and took such great care of my family, before they were my family.  My you forever enjoy your place in the eternal light. “May you rest in eternal peace. I never got the chance to thank you for taking such great care of my family before they were my family. You were one...Read More »
25 of 30 | Posted by: Jonathan Cory - Tucson, AZ

“Penny was a client of mine and was an utter joy to work with in every sense of the word. She will be incredibly missed by our office but particularly...Read More »
26 of 30 | Posted by: Shiloh Graffius - Rolling Hills, CA

“I first met Penny when I joined Tucson Desert Harmony Chorus is 2012. She was one of the first people there that made an effort to get to know me...Read More »
27 of 30 | Posted by: Melinda - Phoenix, AZ - friend

“We are greatly saddened by Penny's passing. She was a greatly loved and admired individual! ”
28 of 30 | Posted by: Susan Updegraff - Tucson, AZ

Getting ready to sing a Patriotic gig (Independence Celebration) in Oro Valley, Arizona with Tucson Desert Harmony Chorus - a fantastic baritone, and incredible musician. “For 9 years we've sung and sung and sung, then laughed and laughed and laughed. You're my best road trip buddy, my favorite roomie on weekends away....Read More »
29 of 30 | Posted by: Carrie Hall - Tucson, AZ - friend

“Remembering my childhood friend Penny. We grew up together in Birmingham and I have fond memories of warmth and laughter in her family home....Read More »
30 of 30 | Posted by: Lorraine Starr - Manchester


Penelope Ruth Starr, 58, born on July 31, 1960, in Birmingham, England, passed away September 3, 2018. She resided in Long Beach, California at the time of her passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Forest Lawn, Long Beach, California.