Clifford M. Penniman died after a lengthy illness May 3, 2021 at his home in Dudley, Massachusetts, with his family by his side. He was born in Webster, Massachusetts to the late Harry and Essie (Morris) Penniman. He is survived by his wife of 59 years Mary (Collins) Penniman; a daughter, Diane Begreen and her partner, Richard Dubois; twin sons, Mark Penniman and his wife Rhonda, John Penniman and his partner, Rebecca Poirier; seven grandchildren: Matthew, Andrew, Ryan, David, Jaclyn, Nicole and Justin; along with three great-grandchildren; Cliff is survived by three siblings: Harry Penniman and his wife Barbara, Martha Harrington, and Edward Penniman and his wife Ruth. He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Brian, and his sisters Evelyn Anderson, Carol Mason, and Susan Archambeault. He was a strong and independent man who worked very hard to provide for his family, as an owner of Andy's Package Store and Penn's Market in Worcester Massachusetts. He lived a long and fulfilling life; he loved RV'ing and wintering in Florida; he loved woodworking and gardening; but most of all he loved his family. The family wishes to express their sincere gratitude to Emily, Kandis, Lora and Chaplain Ted for their support and care throughout his illness. In accordance with Cliff's wishes there will be no funeral ceremony. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.