Larry Douglas Orchard

WINDSOR – Larry Douglas Orchard passed away on May 5, 2022 after fighting a courageous battle with cancer. He was born Feb. 25, 1955 in Portland to Kathleen Sylvia Darling Garlarneau and he was later adopted by her husband Alan Orchard.Larry grew up in Portland and Freeport. In 1984 he moved to Winslow and spent the rest of his life in this area. He started work training in Job Core then worked in a shoe factory, at a child care center, as a gas attendant, and was a car mechanic for many people.Larry was the oldest of four children, his sisters Kathy and Amber plus brother Vaughan. He was a loving father to his beautiful daughter, April Rumery, his three sons Aaron, Dylan, Dustin, and also to Dustin’s fiance Danielle Eames. He adored his grandchildren Christin, Katie, Tommy, Eli, Johnathan, Jude and his great-granddaughter, Amelia. There is a large group of extended family, friends and relatives, too many to count, who were also loved by Larry.His favorite spot in Maine is Spring Lake; he would snowmobile there from Winslow or bring the whole family by car. Larry was a strong arm wrestler and chess player. He was a philosopher in many people’s lives. He left a positive influence or impression on all the people he met. His friends became family. He is also known as a great mechanic, a car driver, a boat captain, a true friend and a loving parent. No matter what the issue, Larry was never more than a phone call away if you ever needed help.May we bless this grateful soul and may he rest in blissful peace looking….. watching over us all.Larry was predeceased by his parents; and brother Vaughan.There will be a celebration of his life at the Oak Grove Chapel located on the corner of Route 201 and Oak Grove Rd Vassalboro, ME 04989 on May 28, 2022 at 2:30.In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to:a charity of your choicein his name

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