ATHOL- Oren F. North, 85, of South Athol Road, died early Tuesday morning, November 30, 2021 at Quabbin Valley Healthcare in Athol.
Born in Orange on November 20, 1936, he was the son of Arlan F. and Mary (Blackmer) North
On December 20, 1955, Oren married Elizabeth (Bezio) and they enjoyed over 61 years of marriage until her death on January 11, 2017.
Oren was employed by the Rodney Hunt Company in Orange and was a Foreman when he retired.
Oren and Elizabeth use to join Nan and George Hunt for dinner out and enjoyed their friendship for many years.
Oren is survived by his daughters, Terry Lavigne (Don) of Oregon, Debbie Lackey (Michael) of Royalston, Robin Duguay (Ronny) of Athol, Rose Marie North of Florence and Tammy Smith (Thomas) of Virginia; a son, John North (Jennifer) of Athol; 11 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; and nieces and nephews. He also leaves sisters, Lois Burr and Dorothy Horne, both of Arizona, and Muriel Hunt of Orange
Besides his parents and wife, Oren was predeceased by his siblings, Gordon North, Earl North, Robert North, Arlan North Jr., and Florence Manewich.
A Calling hour will be held on December 16, 2021 from 10-11 a.m., at Witty’s Funeral Home, 158 South Main Street, Orange, followed by a service at 11 a.m. in the funeral home.
Interment will be in South Cemetery, Orange.
Witty’s Funeral Home, 158 South Main Street, Orange, is assisting the family.
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