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ORGILL, Herbert D.B. - November 8, 1921-February 15, 2014. In Peterborough, of pneumonia, beloved husband of Norma (nee Perry) for 66 years. Loving father of Peter (Sara), Sheila Britton, Janet, (Tam) Matthews. Grandfather to Sarah, (Mikkel), Geoffrey, Ainsley, Trevor, and Alison, great Grandfather to Finn. Herb was born in Jamaica and grew up in Toronto where he attended St. Andrew's College and the University of Toronto. After serving in the R.C.A.F., his ancestry drew him to Bobcaygeon to live in the family summer home where he built a successful summer resort and developed lakefront property. He treasured life with his family, gardening, photography, and boating in the Kawartha Lakes. He played a great game of tennis and golf in the summer in Bobcaygeon and each winter, in the little town of Mount Dora, Florida. Herb will be remembered by many, as kind and polite, the consummate gentleman. He will be greatly missed by friends and family. There will be a private family service, and his ashes will be interred in the family plot in Little Lake Cemetery in Peterborough. The family extend their sincere thanks for his excellent care at St. Joseph's at Fleming. If desired, donations to the Alzheimer's Society and the CNIB would be greatly appreciated.
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Posted by Robert J. Walker (Friend) On Friday, February 28, 2014
My condolences to the Orgill family on Herb's passing. I have so many fond memories of the Orgill family as a young boy when I worked at the Edgewood Court for Herb.

Herb was such a fine person and so kind myself and my family.

Bob Walker, Bobcaygeon.

A wonderful friendship
Posted by edward and marja gregory (friend) On Monday, February 24, 2014
To Norma and family, please accept our sincerest condolences. They were wonderful years (94-2001) with Herb. Scraping and painting the Ditchburn, the yard and its grass and leaves, the house and pool, with their electrical needs, painting and cleaning, the cruising and swimming in the channel and lakes, and the use of your workshop and backyard where we worked on our trailer. I learned much from you Herb. I hope I was able to reciprocate in kind. See you in another apace and time.

Hello Peter
Posted by Clements (Friend) On Sunday, February 23, 2014
Bonnie & I are thinking of you at this loss of your father.

Andy Clements.

Sorry for your loss
Posted by Doug Hayes (Friend of Peter) On Sunday, February 23, 2014
Peter:

I am very sorry to hear of your father's passing. He was a fine man who raised a very fine man. Thinking of you and hoping that the pain of your loss is eased by the celebration of a life well lived. All the best Doug Hayes

Thinking of you
Posted by Ann Gibson (Friend) On Saturday, February 22, 2014
Sara, Peter and family. Sorry to hear about the lose of your father. May he rest in peace.

Ann

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