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MACMILLAN, Alexander

MACMILLAN, Orma Catherine


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MELVIN, David Rennick

MACMILLAN, Orma Catherine 2

  • Born: 1923 2
  • Marriage: MELVIN, David Rennick on 21 Dec 1946 in London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada 1
  • Died: 30 Jul 2010, London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada aged 87 3
  • Buried: Winchester, Dundas, Ontario, Canada

bullet   Cause of her death was cancer.3


bullet  Facts and details for :

She lived in Mississauga, Peel, Ontario, Canada in 1971. 4

She was buried at the Maple Ridge in Winchester, Dundas, Ontario, Canada in 2010.

Her obituary was published in the London Free Press on 7 Aug 2010 in London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada. Orma Catherine Melvin nee MacMillan Mother, Grandmother, and Great Grandmother and family matriarch passed away at her home on Friday July 30th after a brief illness with cancer. She is survived by her sister Margaret Ward (London). Children: daughter Lindsay (Ingo) Leinen; son Hart (Sherab) Melvin; daughter JoAnn (Peter) Beaupre; son Carl Melvin. Orma is survived by nine grandchildren: Stephanie (Carl Larocque) LeMay, Matthew (Jenny) LeMay; Sean Melvin, Tinley Melvin, Robbi Melvin; David (Rhonda) Beaupre, Andrew (Melanie) Beaupre, Joseph Beaupre, John-Paul Beaupre. Great grandchildren: Sydney Larocque, Cole Larocque, Ella LeMay, Noa LeMay, Lucas Beaupre, Danny Beaupre, Lila Beaupre, Anna Beaupre, Jamie Beaupre. Orma is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Alexander and Joanna MacMillan and husband David Melvin. A memorial gathering will take place at a later date. The children of Orma would like to express their gratitude and thanks to all the professionals and friends who assisted us in fulfilling her wishes to spend her final days in her home. John T. Donohue Funeral Home 519-434-2708.


Orma married David Rennick MELVIN, son of Hart MELVIN and Harriet Leila RENNICK, on 21 Dec 1946 in London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada.1 (David Rennick MELVIN was born on 12 Apr 1921 in Winchester, Dundas, Ontario, Canada,5 6 died in 2001 2 and was buried in Winchester, Dundas, Ontario, Canada 2.)

bullet  Facts and details related to their marriage were:

A wedding announcement was published in the Ottawa Journal on 27 Dec 1946. 7 It read as follows:

Principals in Yuletide Wedding

Mr. and Mrs. David Rennich Melvin, of Winchester, are seen Cutting their wedding cake at the reception which followed their marriage Saturday afternoon last at the Gamma Phi Beta Sorority of Western University, London. Mrs. Melvin was formerly Orma McMillan, daughter of Mrs. A.H. McMillan, London, and Mr. Melvin is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Hart Melvin, of Winchester.



1 (Ottawa)The Ottawa Journal, 27 Dec 1946, p. 17, col. Principals in Yuletide Wedding.

2 Gravestone.

3 Obituary, Orma Catherine MacMillan.

4 (Ottawa)The Ottawa Journal, 5 Nov 1971, p. 35, col. Death of Hattie Leila Melvin.

5 Ken and Emilia Annable, The Annable Family in Canada, Page 25.

6 Mahlon W. Beach, Beach in Canada - A Pictorial Genealogy (Stratford, Ontario: The Beacon Herald Fine Printing Division, December 1978), 515.

7 "Principals in Yuletide Wedding," (Ottawa)The Ottawa Journal, 27 Dec 1946, p. 17.