hgazette.com, Haverhill, MA

December 13, 2012

Orin E. Partridge, Jr., 64

Bradford — Orin E. Partridge, Jr., 64, of Bradford passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, December 6, 2012 at the Merrimack Valley Hospital in Haverhill.

He was born in Haverhill on March 29, 1948, son the late Orin E. and Ellen (Bonnell) Partridge. Orin was educated in Haverhill and was employed at the former Esty’s Lumber in Groveland for over 15 years. He worked in construction for several years and enjoyed wood crafting, loved the outdoors, farming and raised chickens.

Orin is survived by his wife of 47 years Marilyn (Leslie) Partridge; their three daughters, Rebecca E. Partridge and her wife, Carol Jewell of Albany, N.Y., Heidi B. Partridge of Bradford, and Jennifer K. and her husband, Andy Granzow of Goshen, Ind.; grandchildren, Emily N. and Charlie O. Granzow; sisters, Wendy E. Cook of Plum Island and Florence E. Dimes of Delaware; brother, Robert E. Partridge of E. Hampstead, N.H., as well as several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister, Dona Lee Cronk.

ARRANGEMENTS: His memorial service was held on Wednesday, December 12 at 11 a.m. at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Bradford Funeral Home, 210 South Main St. Bradford. Calling hours at the Bradford Funeral Home were held on Tuesday. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the March of Dimes, 112 Turnpike Rd. #102, Westborough, MA 01581. Condolences to his family may be made at www.farmerfuneralhomes.com