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Orrin Johnson

Orrin Johnson

Born In: Centre Rawdon, Nova Scotia
Born: May 9th, 1935

Passed in: Greenfield, Nova Scotia
Passed on: September 25th, 2016

Orrin Douglas “Sam” Johnson, age 81, of Greenfield, Hants County, passed away on Sunday, September 25, 2016, at home, surrounded by his family. Born on May 9, 1935, in Centre Rawdon, Hants County, Nova Scotia, he was the son of the late Orrin I. and Marion Marjorie (Mitchell) Johnson. Sam lived all his adult life in Greenfield, and was a member of St. Pauls’ Anglican Church. He was employed at Fundy Gypsum Company for over 41 years, having worked at all three plants, Hantsport, Windsor and Miller’s Creek, retiring in 2000. Sam is survived by his wife of 60 years, the former Barbara Jean Robertson; son, Glenn, Garlands Crossing; grandson, Fraser Cochrane (Katie), Berwick; sisters, Dorothy (Victor) Page, Hantsport; Marion (Donald) Lane, Mosherville; Kathleen (Graham) Greenough, Woodville; brothers, Eric (Betty), Windsor; Gary (Hazel), Penticton, BC; several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by son, Blaine; sisters, Ann Beckerleg and Janet Campbell; brothers, Atwood and Phillip. The family wish to express their sincere thanks to the Colchester-East Hants VON and Palliative Care Unit, and Tina Crowell for her help over the last few months. There was no visitation or reception by request. Funeral service was 2 p.m. Thursday, September 29, 2016, in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Centre Rawdon. The Rev. Carson Baxter officiated followed by interment in St. Paul’s Parish Cemetery. Donations may be made to St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Centre Rawdon or a charity of your choice. Arrangement were under the care of Lindsay’s Windsor Funeral Home (902-798-2232), P.O. Box 2218, Windsor, NS, B0N 2T0. To add your condolences, click on “Contribute” at, www.lindsaysfuneralhome.com

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