Douglas Alfred Pennington, Jr.

Douglas A. “Doug” Pennington, Jr., age 51, of East Bridgewater, died unexpectedly on June 9, 2018. He was the beloved husband of Ellen K. (Bayne) Pennington, Chair of the East Bridgewater School Committee and with whom he shared 19 years of marriage.

Born in New Brunswick, NJ, he was the son of the late Douglas A. Pennington, Sr. and Ellen L. (Stewart) Pennington. Doug was employed by the Healthedge Company of Burlington where he was a Senior Software Quality Assurance Engineer. A dedicated family man, Doug’s care of the home and children enabled Ellen to be a very involved community activist. He will be always remembered as a very patient man who had a great sense of humor. Doug’s enjoyments included spending time with his family, reading, watching movies, comics, and Sci-Fi.

In addition to Ellen, Doug is survived by his cherished children Beth (14), Olivia (12), and Benjamin (11); his brother, Arthur; his chosen family, The Beck’s; as well as many loving cousins and extended family members. Doug will be missed by his faithful dog, Teddie.

Calling hours at the Russell & Pica Funeral Home, 441 South Main St., (Rt. 28) West Bridgewater on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 from 4:00-6:00 PM, followed by a funeral service at 6:00 PM.

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