MICHAEL H. OREND
Michael H. Orend, 82 of Crozet, VA, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 4, 2014, in Corolla, NC. Born in Ecorse, Michigan to Michael and Anna Orend he lived most of his life in Great Falls and McLean Virginia.
Mike attended Eastern Michigan University where he was on the varsity football team. He graduated from the University of Michigan
and was a lifelong avid fan of their football team. Mike also spent many hours of his adult life trying to hit the perfect tennis backhand.
Mike was a passionate man who dedicated a large portion of his life to charity work. Throughout his many years of service, he was able to positively impact people's lives through his tireless work with multiple charities including the I Have a Dream program, the Speech and Language center in McLean, and the Dolley Madison preschool at Immanuel Presbyterian Church. Mike was also a successful businessman and spent most of his career at C&P Telephone and Century 21 Real Estate. Mike also served in the U.S. Army for three years.
Mike was an extremely loving and caring father to his four children, JoAnne McTague of Batesville, VA, Julie Alexander of Chesapeake, VA Michael J. Orend of Naperville, IL and Matthew Orend of Owego, NY. Mike is also survived by his grandchildren, Marcus Martin, Lauren Newport, Dan Alexander, Ian Orend, Daryl Orend, Tracy Orend, Caroline Orend, Emma Orend and Marcuse Martin. He was proceeded in death by his brother Richard Orend.
Services will be held at a later date.
He will be greatly missed. We love you Dad.
Twiford Funeral Home, Manteo, NC is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.twifordfh.com