Penelope J. "Penny" West

November 18, 1941 ~ March 1, 2018 (age 76)

Penelope J. “Penny” (Bothwell) West, 76, passed peacefully surrounded by family and friends Thursday, March 1, 2018 following several lengthy illnesses.

Penny was born in Norwood and graduated from Framingham High School in 1959. She also earned her Degree from Quinsigamond Community College and worked for many years as a bank teller at the Framingham Cooperative Bank, retiring from EMC, accounts receivable.

She loved to read, travel and spend time in the sun. Penny was a proud 32 year friend of Bill W. Her favorite past time was New England sports teams. She liked two baseball teams. The Boston Red Sox and who ever beat the Yankees.

The most joy came to Penny in the form of family, her twin children, Carol A. and Steven R. both of Framingham, her cherished granddaughter, Alexis Caryn, her brother Ted Tusoni & his wife Carol of Framingham, and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her father Sully Tusoni, and her sister, Brenda Balduf and her husband, Mort Balduf and niece, Nikki Balduf

Family and friends will honor and remember Penny’s life by gathering for a time of visitation in the McCarthy, McKinney & Lawler Funeral Home, 11 Lincoln St. Framingham, on Saturday, March 10th from 9 - 11 A.M. Her funeral services will immediately follow in the funeral home at 11 A.M. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made in Penny’s name to: The American Diabetes Assoc., 260 Cochituate Road #200, Framingham, Massachusetts, 01701, or


Donations may be made to:

American Diabetes Association
260 Cochituate Road # 200, Framingham MA 01701
Tel: 1-617-482-4580

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