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Obituary for David W. Orange
David W. Orange, age 74 of Milford, beloved husband of Carleen (Selvaggi) (Loxsom) Orange, passed away peacefully on November 9, 2013 at his home after a brief struggle with Lymphoma. David was born in Englewood, NJ and served in the US Navy on a Destroyer in the Atlantic and Mediterranean. After graduating from the University of Bridgeport in 1966 and earning a CPA, he joined the Bridgeport office of Price Waterhouse. During his time there, he rose to Tax Partner dealing with many of Connecticut’s largest corporations. In his 50’s, he joined with Joe Martorelli to form their accounting practice in Milford. He served on the Board of the Bridgeport Boy’s Club and the Bridgeport Symphony. Dave was also a lifelong sailor and boater. He was a member and once an Officer at both the Black Rock Yacht Club and later at the Milford Yacht Club. After his retirement he enjoyed traveling the world, walking and spending time with his grandchildren. Preceded in death by his father, William Orange, he is survived by his wife, Carleen; mother, Eleanor Orange of Cresskill, NJ; sister, Sandra also of Cresskill; brother, John of Irvine, CA; daughter, Kristin (Orange) Thompson of Baton Rouge, LA; and his grandchildren Milo and Rowan. Dave was a popular guy and will be sorely missed by many friends. Friends are invited to attend a funeral service on Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 11:00 a.m.by meeting directly in the Congregational Church, Stratford, 2301 Main St, Stratford, CT 06615. Interment will follow in St Mary’s Cemetery, Milford Friends may call Wednesday evening from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the William R. McDonald Funeral Home, 2591 Main St., Stratford. For more information, or to offer a message of condolence, visit www.wrmcdonaldfuneralhome.com.