Wayne Orr

Died: Tue., May 26, 2015


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Grenville "Wayne" Orr  
A resident of Sheguiandah.
Died peacefully at Health Sciences North, on Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 at the age of 68 .
Born to Clara (nee May)  and Grenville Orr (both predeceased), in Little Current, on September 7th, 1946.
Beloved husband of Dawn Orr.
Proud father of Lindsay.
Dear brother of
Eunice & husband Humphrey Beaudin,
Bill Orr & wife Ella,
Maysie Orr (Lyman McGaughey),
Cathy & husband Art Dubreuil,
predeceased by brother in law Stan Moore.
Will missed by brothers in law, Peter Lindsay (wife Linda),
and John Lindsay (wife Fani).
Will always be remembered by many nieces, nephews and friends.

Family and friends will gather at Island Funeral Home for vistiation on Thursday, May 28th, 2015 from 7 to  9 pm.
Funeral Services at 2:00 pm  Friday, May 29th, 2015. Elder Weston Leeson officiating.  
Burial will be at Elmview Cemetery
If you would like to donate in Wayne's memory the family's suggestions are to the Northern Cancer Research Foundation (you can donate on line or please bring a cheque to funeral home) or MHC Aux. (cheques are appreciated).
Record your thoughts, memories and photos at www.islandfuneralhome.ca

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Lynn & Norma Hughson
   Posted Tue May 26, 2015
Very sorry for your loss.

Duncan Pheasant
   Posted Tue May 26, 2015
enjoyed working with him,He will be missed.

Rick and Gail Gjos
   Posted Tue May 26, 2015
Wayne fought a long battle.He was very courageous in his struggle and always appreciated the love and devotion of his family. The hunters always enjoyed their time with him and had great respect for him and his views. Lots of good memories there. He will be missed every day,but especially when hunting season rolls around.

Ruth chisholm mohammed
   Posted Tue May 26, 2015
sad news indeed...our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time!

Angela Becks
   Posted Tue May 26, 2015
I shared committee responsibilities with Wayne as a board member for MHC. His contributions were always wise, kind, and thoughtful. My sympathy Dawn to you and your daughter in the loss of your much loved husband and father.

Laila Kiviaho,
   Posted Wed May 27, 2015
My sincere sympathy to you, Dawn and to you , Lindsay. Wayne stands out as an exemplary member of the MHC Auxiliary. He worked hard, was a go-getter and to top it all off---he accomplished. For generations to come, his work in setting up the Free TV at the Manitoulin Health Centre will continue--a lasting legacy.

Don and Gert Cooper
   Posted Wed May 27, 2015
Our deepest sympathy to you Dawn and to Lindsay in your sad loss of Wayne.
He will be missed by many people in the community. We remember how hard he worked in many organizations and this work has benefited so many of us.
We appreciate his efforts greatly.

Linda Greco
   Posted Wed May 27, 2015
Growing up, Wayne was always the gentle giant sitting in the corner when we went to visit his mom. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time.
Sorry we can't get there for the funeral.
Eunice Hamel and family

Brenda Hallett
   Posted Wed May 27, 2015
My Deepest Sympathy to Dawn and Lindsay and Orr Family
Wayne will be deeply missed by M.H.C. Aux. he was great to work with
May the good times help in these difficult days ahead

Derek Graham
   Posted Wed May 27, 2015
On behalf of all of us at MHC, please accept our heartfelt condolences in your time of loss. Wayne was a lovely man, who worked so hard on behalf of the hospital - as both a member of the Auxiliary and as a Board member. He was a true believer in the power of volunteering and was practically tireless in his efforts.
In tribute, we will be flying the MHC flag/banner at half mast.

Laurie Blake
   Posted Wed May 27, 2015
Sorry for your loss. Thoughts are with you.

Norm and Joyce Morrell
   Posted Wed May 27, 2015
Words cannot express our sadness at the loss of
Wayne. The Orrs have been such a great family,
touching the lives of so many at M.S.S., volunteerism
and the streets of Little Current. Wayne will not be
forgotten. Best wishes to
Dawn and Lindsay, our prayers are with you.
Norm and Joyce

Christie Haas (Keatley)
   Posted Thu May 28, 2015
Thinking of you Dawn and Lindsay, and the Orr family. So sad to hear of your loss - Wayne was a wonderful person with incredible strength, and always a good friend. We know he will be missed greatly.

Christina Jones
   Posted Thu May 28, 2015
He was a wonderful partner to you and a very loving and caring father to Lindsay will miss the two of you together out for a ride in the hamlet and our little road side conversations. Please take care

Bruce and Ann Johnson
   Posted Thu May 28, 2015
So very sorry to learn of Wayne's passing. Our sympathy to Dawn and Linz
and the Orr and Lindsay families. Wish Ontario and New Brunswick were closer! Bruce ,Ann and family

Phyllis Turner
   Posted Thu May 28, 2015
My thoughts are with you, Dawn and families during this sad time.

Gale Fenton
   Posted Thu May 28, 2015
My condolences to the Orr family. Wayne was a very kind and caring person. He will be missed tremendously. Your sadness is in my thoughts. It is never easy losing someone so dear to us. Be strong.

Ron and Rita Bowering
   Posted Thu May 28, 2015
So sorry to hear of of Wayne's passing ,sending our heartfelt sympathy to all the family,
Know that your in our thoughts and prayers

Brent & Lianne Masson
   Posted Thu May 28, 2015
Our Deepest Sympathy to Dawn, Lindsay and the Orr Family.

Nancy Brown
   Posted Thu May 28, 2015
Many of my younger days where spent in the Orr's household with my good friend Cathy. Wayne was a wonder to my child eyes! He was a gentle, tall, Giant. Many happy memories I have of that wonderful man and his family. He will be greatly missed.My thoughts are with you all at this sad time. Cherish the memories Dawn, Lindsay and family.

Allen and Rosemarie Eagleson
   Posted Thu May 28, 2015
Dear Dawn and Lindsay and the Orr family . Are thoughts are with you at this difficult time. Cherish the memories as they last a lifetime.

heather and mathew may
   Posted Fri May 29, 2015
Dawn and Lindsay, please know that we are thinking of you at this very difficult time. He was a good man and gone far too young. hugs


Janis & Carl Annett
   Posted Fri May 29, 2015
Dawn & Lindsay, Please accept our sincere sympathy in the loss a such a wonderful husband, father and friend. He will indeed be missed and thought of often. Take care and remember good times.

Tanya McDonald
   Posted Fri May 29, 2015
With condolences, sorry to hear of Wayne's passing. Our hearts are with all of you.

linda may
   Posted Sat May 30, 2015
So sorry for everyones loss

Faye Stevens
   Posted Sat May 30, 2015
Sincere condolences
Clive and Faye Stevens

Brock and Brenda Chisholm
   Posted Sun May 31, 2015
Our deepest sympathy dawn so sorry for your loss

Tony and Gisele Ferro
   Posted Mon June 01, 2015
We just heard about Wayne's passing, our deepest condolences and prayers to you Dawn and your family. Tony and Gisele Ferro

Mary Orr
   Posted Mon June 15, 2015
Dear Dawn and Lindsay, my thoughts, heart, and tears are with you at this sad time of loss. I will miss Wayne very much, and as Bill said to my mother Helen Orr "now who will take Mary to Buttermilk Falls?" He was so kind, generous, and non-judgmental. In my summers on the Island, Wayne was a wise, silently observing, "older brother" to me. In the winter, we'd warm up by the big wood stove--remember that impressive woodpile? In summer, that stove was hot, but worth it for what Clara made for us. Cathy and I spent time at the old house, too, where Wayne became part of the fabric of my Manitoulin memories. Thank you, cousin Wayne, for looking after the family history for us. My condolences to dear Eunice (and Humphrey), Bill (and Ella), Maysie (and Lyman), Cathy (and Art).
--Mary Orr (John Alvin Orr's daughter; grand daughter of Thomas FitzAlvin & Gladys Orr)

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