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Charles Orr

June 27, 1916 - February 29, 2012


Charles passed away peacefully in his sleep in Oliver,
BC February 29, 2012. Son of Ollie Orr and
Elizabeth (Harris) Orr, Charles was born June 27,
1916 on the family farm in the Municipality of
Riverside (18-6-17 Reg. 1896) near Dunrea,
Manitoba and educated at Lilly Hill school.
Survived by sisters Vada and Dulcie, and
predeceased by brothers Wallace and Lewis,
and sisters Lillian, Adeline and Eva. Helen
Russell (deceased 1987) and Charles married in
1939 and worked together farming and raising
Juanita, Ken, and Russell, eventually moving to
Wawanesa, in 1957. Charles actively supported
the school board and the municipality, and was
a successful farmer, long time member of the
Lions Club, avid curler and crib player. Retiring
to Oliver, BC he was actively involved at the senior
centre for over twenty years. Always there for
family, he will be dearly missed by his loving
companion Alice Bye, daughter Juanita (Steven),
son Kenneth (Brenda) & granddaughter Kimberley,
son Russell (Patricia) & granddaughter Kasey (Lloyd)
& grandson Robert (Kimberly) & Robert Jr., grandson
Jeffery (Diane) & Dylan & Riley, and grandson Matthew.
A celebration of life will be held 2PM March 31st
at the Oliver Senior center.
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From: Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service Staff

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Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
March 31, 2012
Beginning at 2:00pm

Oliver Seniors Centre
34452 - 95th Street
Oliver, BC Canada V0H 1T0

A celebration of life will be held 2PM March 31st
at the Oliver Senior Centre.

34452 - 95th Street
Oliver, BC Canada V0H 1T0

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The family has not designated a preferred charity at this time.

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