George A. Partridge, Jr., passed away June 21, 2019 in Ellsworth.
He was born in Ellsworth, September 05, 1935 the son of George A. and Linnie Idella (Terrio) Partridge, Sr.
George attended school in Ellsworth and graduated from Ellsworth High School class of 1953. He went to work following high school for George Partridge & Son, which was founded by his father in the 1940’s. He later worked for J.R. Cianchette driving a Euclid truck rebuilding Dow Air Force Base from 1955-1958. He also worked for Associated Builders for 20 years. He returned to work fulltime for his father building the Maine State Police Barracks in Orono and Houlton and a number of homes in Orono. George and Diane operated the Partridge Nest Child Care for 16 ½ years in their home.
George loved to fish and enjoyed woodworking. He and Diane had been married for 62 ½ years. He was a 50+ year member and Past Noble Grand of Lejok Lodge IOOF, Master Mason, member of Lygonia Lodge and Anah Shrine.
He is survived by his wife, Diane; children, Linnie Partridge Cough and husband David of Cheyenne, WY, John E. Partridge and wife Beth, Michael W. Partridge and wife Rebecca both of Ellsworth and Lydia Partridge Basnight and husband John of Putnam, CT; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; sisters, Jean Mason and husband Donald of Augusta, Beverly Dryhurst of York, PA; brother, John F. Partridge, Sr. of Ellsworth; many nieces and nephews.
The family thanks the staff of Seaport Village and the ICU staff at MCMH for all their support and care.
Contributions in George’s memory may be made United Services, Inc., ( Health Facility) 1007 North Main St., Dayville, CT 06241-0839 or to a charity of one’s choice.
A graveside service will be held at Woodbine Cemetery in September.
Arrangements by Jordan-Fernald, 113 Franklin St. Ellsworth
Condolences may be expressed at www.jordanfernald.com