Thomas J. Orr – 89 of Middletown, NJ passed away peacefully on February 5, 2020 at King James Care One in Atlantic Highlands. Thomas was born on January 8, 1931 in Bronx, NY. After graduating New Dorp High School, Thomas went on to join the United States Air Force to serve his country during the Korean War. He served as a Sergeant in the Air Force as a radar operator. After being honorably discharged he met and married his wife Margaret and started a family in Staten Island, NY. After returning from the war Thomas worked as a armed guard for Wells Fargo. He is predeceased by his mother Edna, his beloved wife Margaret of over 50 wonderful years, and his sister Edna. Thomas is the devoted father to Debbie and her husband Marc as well as Patty and her husband John and he is the devoted grandfather to Katie. Thomas is the loving brother to Joan Relay. Thomas had many joys in life including baseball, football bingo and horse racing. He will truly be missed by all who knew him.
Thomas will be reposing at the Evergreen Memorial Funeral Home 1735 Rt. 35, Middletown, NJ 07748 on Sunday February 9, 2020 from 3 – 7pm. A prayer service will be offered in the funeral home on Sunday at 6pm. Interment will follow Wednesday February 12, 2020 at 11am at William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery 350 Provinceline Road, Wrightstown, NJ 08562.