ORANGE- Lawrence Patterson, 76, of Orange passed away January 25th, 2021 at home surrounded by loved ones.
Born in Keene, New Hampshire on December 1st, 1944, he was the son of the late Leonard Patterson and Loretta (Gourley) Patterson. Larry grew up in the Orange/Athol area.
On November 17th 1978, Lawrence married Suzanne (Bedor) Patterson and they enjoyed 42 years of marriage raising a family.
In Larry’s younger years he started many local businesses most known for his current Larry’s Rubbish Removal that is still serving our local area ran by his family.
When Larry wasn’t busy working he loved to fish at the lake, poke around at tag sales, and cheer on the New England Patriots, Boston Bruins, and Red Sox. Lawrence donated to the local Orange Family shelter and sponsored 202 Sports Hockey Club.
Lawrence was predeceased by his parents Loretta Patterson and Leonard Patterson, as well as, two brothers, Lenny Patterson and Ronnie Patterson.
Larry is survived by his loving wife Suzanne, children Lenny Patterson, Scott Patterson, Starlene Patterson, Alicia (Patterson) Blanchard, and Josh Patterson. Larry also had three children with his first wife: Tina O’Neil, Dean Patterson, Larry Patterson. He is also survived by his brothers and sisters: Joyce Dorrow, Linda Friend, Judy Duguay, and Donald Patterson and many grandchildren he loved dearly.
Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 from 5-7pm at Fiske-Murphy & Mack Funeral Home, 110 New Athol Road, Orange.
A private burial will be held at a later date.
To leave an online condolence please visit www.mackfamilyfh.com
Fiske-Murphy & Mack Funeral Home, 110 New Athol Road, Orange is assisting with