Orrin Maxwell Urquhart


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Marshfield - Orrin Maxwell Urquhart Sr. ,78, passed away October 4, 2018, at a Bangor hospital. He was born March 22, 1940 in Jonesport, the son of the late Nellie (Alley) and Millard Urquhart Sr.
He was a proud Veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving on the U.S.S. Tidewater. He then worked and retired from New England Telephone Company after 30 years, having served as Chief Steward of Union I.B.E.W. He was a member of Post #9 American Legion in Machias. He loved talking about Navy stories and telephone work with friends. He loved the time he spent with family, especially with his grandchildren. He enjoyed taking them hunting, camping, and canoeing. He also loved going lobster fishing with his brothers in Jonesport.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 52 years, Colleen (Farnsworth) Urquhart ; two daughters, Nadine Baker and husband, Eddie, of Jonesboro, and Shelly Bellve and husband, Karl, of Hubbardston, MA ; a son, Orrin Jr. and partner, Terry Wood, of Marshfield ; nine grandchildren ; five great-grandchildren; two sisters, Madie Seavey of Jonesport, and Gracie Urquhart of Cherryfield ; many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
In addition to his parents he was predeceased by five brothers, Allen , Millard Jr., Adelmar "Tuddy", Wendell "Wimp", and Carl Urquhart; and one sister, Mary Caler.
The family would like to thank the wonderful friends they made in Ellsworth at Davita Dialysis, and to the Doctors and I.C.U. Nurses at E.M.M.C.
Friends may visit with the family from 10 a.m. until time of funeral services at 11 a.m. on Monday October 8, 2018, at the Jonesboro Union Church with Pastor David Gardner officiating. A reception will follow at the Jonesboro Community Building.
Condolences and memories may be shared at www.mcclurefamilyfuneral.com.
Published on October 6, 2018
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