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Orin Trapp

Orin Trapp

TRAPP, Orin Ernest – 88 of Middleton passed away Saturday, December 19, 2015 in the Veteran’s Unit, Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital, Middleton. Born in Moose Jaw, Sask., he was the son of the late Ernest George and Olga Amelia (Osberg) Trapp. Orin served the Royal Canadian Navy during the Second World War. Following the War he joined the RCAF, retiring in 1962. He was then employed with Canadian Linen in Calgary and Saskatoon and then was employed as laundry manager at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Thunder Bay, Ont. His final retirement was after working for the Department of Corrections in Thunder Bay. In early years Orin played hockey (Goalie) for the Middleton Maple Leafs and Greenwood during 1946-1947 and also had a passion for all sports. Orin was a member of Royal Canadian Legion Branch #98 Kingston and the Atlantic Chief and Petty Officer’s Association. He is survived by his wife of 68 years the former Ellen “Lucille” Dodge; daughters Darlene (Jim) Shelley, Kingston, NS, Wendy (Mario) Luciano, Brampton, Ont. and Pamela Trapp, Orillia, Ont.; sons Drew (Jacqueline) Trapp, Headingley, Man., James (Roberta) Trapp, Nampa, Idaho, Gregory Trapp, Baie Comeau, Que and Steven Trapp, Thunder Bay, Ont.; sister, Olive Myrthen, Medicine Hat, Alberta; seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Cremation has taken place. A graveside service was held Wednesday, December 23, 2015 in Pine Grove Cemetery, Middleton, Rev. Bill McLeod officiating. Donations in memory may be made to the Salvation Army. The family would like to thank family doctor, Dr. Yafai and the doctors and staff on the Medical floor and the Veteran’s Unit. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Middleton Funeral Home, 398 Main St., (902) 825-3448. Online guestbook may be signed by visiting: www.middletonfuneralhome.com


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