WINCHENDON – Penelope A. (Huff) Washburn, 60, of Winchendon, died peacefully at her residence, with her family at her side, Sunday morning, January 16, 2022.
She was born in Winchendon on September 22, 1961, daughter of the late Dirrell L. Huff and Dorothy J. (Hill) Lupien and was a 1979 graduate of Murdock High School. She was a resident of Winchendon for most of her life.
Penny worked for many years as a machine operator at New Hampshire Ball bearing in Peterborough, NH. She had a love for the ocean, enjoyed gardening, and was an avid hiker. Her greatest enjoyment was spending time with her family.
She leaves three daughters, Melissa Hinchey and husband Matthew of Webster, Dianna Wilbur and husband Scott of Fitchburg and Krystal Washburn-Baroutas and husband Dimitris of Webster; grandchildren, Aidan Hinchey, Kiara Wilbur, Lianna Carrion, Emma Hinchey, Collin Wilbur, Alex Carrion, Brady Washburn, Amelia Wilbur and Patrick Hinchey; one great granddaughter, Nehlani Santana; her brothers and sisters, Michael Huff of Farmington, Maine, Jacqueline St. Sauveur of Fitchburg, Carla Haskell of Jaffrey, Dennis Huff of Rindge, Debbie Foley of Brooksville, FL, Daniel Huff of Fitchburg, Kenny Huff of Winchendon, Linda Belanger of Winchendon and Susan Pineault of Jaffrey; her partner, Paul Laliberte and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Willie Huff and her stepfather, Richard K. “Ken” Lupien.
Funeral services will be held private.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.
Memorial donations may be made to the Ellie Fund www.elliefund.org or to Dana Farber Cancer Institute www.dana-farber.org
Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon is directing arrangements.