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BURLINGTON - Orland Dale Shorey - Oct. 29, 1936 - Sept. 1, 2015. The perfect man. Son of Clyde L. Shorey and Madelene Ewings Shorey. Born in Burlington, ME. Beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend.

Orlie loved singing, playing guitar, cooking, throwing parties, snowmobiling, spending time with family and friends, and getting stuck in the woods. Orlie organized a donut making fundraiser every July 4th for the past several years with the proceeds going to several charities that he and his family supported.

Orlie served in the US Navy, was a Boy Scout Troop Leader, town officer, and volunteer at Penquis CAP. For 50 years, he was an active member of the Masonic fraternity; Horeb Lodge and Anah Temple. He worked for 35 years at Lincoln Pulp & Paper.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Suzanne Shorey; three children, Rachael Kilby and her husband, John, Amy, and Jennifer; two grandchildren, Madeline and

Isaiah Kilby, Mother-In-Law, Joyce Murchinson; siblings, Lil, Lora, and Hopie; brother, Clyde Shorey Jr. and his wife, Glenda; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sisters, Lenora "Nonie" and Barbara.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to either the Shriner's Hospital or The Dana Farber Cancer Institute.

Family and friends are welcome to visit the Shorey home in Burlington any time Friday and Saturday. Funeral services, including a masonic service, will be held at the Burlington Fire Station on Sunday at 2pm with a reception following.

Condolences may be left at www.clayfuneralhome.com.
Published on  September 4, 2015
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