LEICESTER; Paul E. "Pep" Partenheimer, 89, formerly of 12 Gleason Way, died Saturday, September 16 at Notre Dame Long Term Care Center in Worcester where he had been living with his wife for the past year.
He leaves his wife of 49 years, Margaret H. (O'Neil) Higgins Partenheimer, a son, James C. Higgins and his wife Stephanie of Oxford, three daughters; Lynn M. Morley and her husband John of Alpharetta, GA, Elizabeth A. Saunders and her husband Steven of Spencer, Ann Marie Keane and her husband Francis of Holden, 11 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.
He was pre-deceased by a son, Michael T. Higgins in 2015.
Born in Greenfield, MA he was the son of Raymond & Ruth (Chase) Partenheimer.
Paul was a customer engineer at IBM in Worcester for over 37 years, retiring in 1990. He was a graduate of Greenfield High School and attended Montgomery College in MD where he studied engineering.
He enjoyed gardening, woodworking and puttering.
A Funeral Service will be held Monday, September 18 at 6 P.M. in the MORIN FUNERAL HOME, 1131 Main St., Leicester. Calling hours will precede the Service from 4-6 P.M. in the funeral home. Burial will be private in Green River Cemetery, Greenfield, MA.
Please omit flowers. Contributions may be made in Paul's name to the American Diabetes Assoc. Mass Affiliate, 330 Congress St., Suite 501, Boston, MA 02210-1216.