On Friday, September 25, 2015, Joseph Orel passed away early in the morning, at the age of 84 years.
He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Elizabeth–semicolon– son, Richard (Angela)–semicolon– daughters, Suzanna (Murray) and Angela (Christopher)–semicolon– two granddaughters, Amelina and Leanna–semicolon– sister, Stana Bolf and her son, Robert–semicolon– as well as numerous extended family in Europe, USA and Australia.
Joe was predeceased by his parents and eight siblings.
The family is grateful to Grey Nuns Unit 53, Dr. Birdi and Allan Grey Continuing Care Centre – 3rd Floor Spruce Street for their kind, compassionate care of Joe.
Prayers will be held on Sunday, October 4, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. at Connelly-McKinley Funeral Home – Edmonton South, 4820 Meridian Street, Edmonton. A Funeral Service will be held at the same location on Monday, October 5, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. (Meridian Street can only be accessed by heading SOUTH on the Anthony Henday –
Hwy 216. The exit ramp is 1 km SOUTH of the Sherwood Park Freeway.) Interment to follow at Our Lady of Peace Cemetery. Visitation will take place one hour prior to the start of each service only.
In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Joe may be made to the Alberta Cancer Foundation for Prostate Cancer Research.