Durham, 61, was Mass Polymers' credit manager

Published: January 10, 2013 6:00 am ET

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ACTON, MASS. (Jan. 10, 11:30 a.m. ET) — Jeff Durham, credit manager at Mass Polymers Corp. in Newton, Mass., died unexpectedly on Dec. 31. He was 61.

Durham had been employed by Mass Polymers since 2002. Prior to that, he was employed at Plastic Distributing Corp. and M.A. Hanna Co./ PolyOne Distribution, also in their credit departments.

“Over the years, Jeff made many friends in the plastics industry; from his coworkers to his professional peers and customers. Whether discussing credit, do it yourself projects or his beloved New England Patriots, you could always count on Jeff for his keen insight and good humor. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him,” Mass Polymers said in a statement.

Jeff is survived by his wife Rosemary, and his sons, Jordan and Brandon.

Memorial donations may be made in his memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, Tenn. 38105.


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