Thomas ‘Tom’ Orem, 82, Baltimore native

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Thomas ‘Tom” Orem, 82, passed away Thursday, May 26, 2016. Thomas was a native of Baltimore, Md., and a former resident of New Freedom, Pa., before moving to the Peninsula in October 2014.

Thomas was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Walda Joan; as well as two sisters, Jean Lanham and Harriet Louise Denny.

Tom is survived by a brother, John Orem (Vernetta); two sons, Thomas Orem and Gary Orem; daughter, Lori Chapman (Steve); daughter-in-law, Maria Orem; six grandchildren, Christina DeChellis (Bobby), Diana Orem, Theresa Orem, Christopher Shaw (Rachel), Patrick Shaw (Traci) and Andrew Martinez; and seven dearly loved great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday, June 5, at the chapel of Amory Funeral Home, Grafton.

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