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David W. Orange

May 19, 1939 November 9, 2013
David W. Orange
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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.

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Visitation

Wednesday

13

Nov

4:00 PM 11/13/2013 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 11/13/2013 8:00:00 PM
William R. McDonald Funeral Home

2591 Main Street
Stratford, CT 06615

William R. McDonald Funeral Home
2591 Main Street Stratford 06615 CT
United States

Service

Thursday

14

Nov

11:00 AM 11/14/2013 11:00:00 AM
First Church Congregational of Stratford

2301 Main Street
Stratford, CT 06614

First Church Congregational of Stratford
2301 Main Street Stratford 06614 CT
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Saint Mary's Cemetery Final Resting Place

Buckinham Ave
Milford, CT 06460

Buckinham Ave Milford 06460 CT
United States
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