Orville Gerald Townes passed away at the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, NB. on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, surrounded by his loving family.

Born in Lawrence Station, NB., son of the late Kenneth Charles and Lillian Belle (Blakley) Townes.

Orville worked for the CPR as a railroad repairman until his retirement. He was also a long-time, faithful member of the Honeydale Pentecostal Church.

Orville is survived by his sister, Rita Dickinson, nieces and nephews: Kenneth Townes (Sharon), Wade Townes (Tanya), Louis McLaughlin (Ann), Lorraine McLaughlin, Davina Cook (Morton), Clyde Townes (Harriet) and Katrina Stewart.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Verna (McLaughlin) Townes, brothers: Basil, Murray and Elton.

Funeral service will be held at The S. O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, NB. on Friday, May 17, 2019 at 2 PM. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, May 16, from 2-4 and 6-8 PM.

For those who wish, remembrances to the Honeydale Pentecostal Church Building Fund or a charity of one’s choice would be appreciated. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.mehanfuneralhome.ca