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PARTRIDGE, Malcolm F. “Mal," of Braintree, formerly of Weymouth, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, at the age of 96. Born in Belmont, MA Mal grew up in Weymouth and graduated from Weymouth High School. He proudly served his country in the United States ARMY AIR CORPS during WWII. Mal had worked as an electronics engineer and project manager for many years prior to his retirement. During his retirement he had many passions, including model-making; he was a master woodworker and machinist. Mal was a member of the Mass. Aviation Historical Society, and the Mass. Woodturners Society where he served as secretary. He was the first Commodore of the Meredith, NH Yacht Club and a member of the Waukewan Golf Club in NH. He was an avid Ham Radio Operator and built his own color television and computer from scratch. He was also a member of the Heath Users Group for computer builders. A devoted husband, father, brother, grandfather, and great-grandfather. Mal will be greatly missed by all who were blessed to have known him. Malcolm was the husband of the late Gloria T. (Hagerty) Partridge. Loving father of Randall “Randy” Partridge and his wife Lily of NJ, Ronald “Ron” Partridge and his wife Paula of Plymouth, and Susan P. Smith and her husband John of Braintree. Devoted brother of George Matson of NH and the late Cynthia Walker Fasci and Mildred Schmidt. Also survived by 6 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a visitation period on Tuesday, April 9th from 4:00-7:00 PM at the Cartwright-Venuti Funeral Home, 845 Washington St., Braintree. A funeral service will be held at 7:00 PM in the Funeral Home. Burial will be private. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made in Mal's name to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123 or to the Alzheimer’s Association, 309 Waverley Oaks Rd, Waltham, MA 02452.

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