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Stonington - James C. Orr, 85, beloved husband of Catherine (Harkins) Orr of West Arch St., Pawcatuck, passed away at home on Feb. 17, 2013.

He was the son of the late James and Amelia Orr.

Jim had a long career at Stanley Bostitch for 43 years and was also a U.S. Army veteran. Jim enjoyed drives to Weekapaug, doing the jumble and crossword puzzles in the daily papers, and could often be seen at Bess Eaton enjoying coffee with friends.

He is survived by three sons, James C. Orr Jr. and his wife, Leslie, of Westerly, Michael P. Orr and his wife, Carolyn, of North Stonington, Daniel E. Orr of Quaker Hill; and a daughter, Elaine Majeika and her husband, Joseph, of Ashaway, R.I. He is also survived by a sister, Peggy Mason of Mystic; a sister-in-law, Inez Orr of Hope Valley, R.I.; and nine grandchildren, Jessica Orr, Elizabeth Orr, and Marcus Orr of Westerly, Olivia and Christopher Orr of North Stonington, and Matthew, Caitlin, Kristen, and Patrick Majeika, all of Ashaway.

He was predeceased by a brother, William Orr and two sisters, Roberta Ellis and Jeannie Bingham.

A Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Mary Church, 95 Main St., Stonington. Visiting hours are omitted. Burial will be in St. Michael Cemetery.

The family would like to give a special thanks to Theresa Dick of the Visiting Nurse Association for all her kindness and professionalism.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to St. Michael Church, 60 Liberty St., Pawcatuck, CT 06379, in his memory.

For online condolences please visit www.gaffneydolanfuneralhome.com
Published in The Day on Feb. 18, 2013
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