Frances Orton

Obituary of Frances E Orton

ORTON, Frances E. chose to peacefully pass in her home on Saturday, February 15, 2020 at the age of 84, surrounded by her most precious family and friends. Beloved wife of the late Jack Orton (1978). Adored mother of Ruth Orton and her fiance Mark Currie and cherished Nana of Alex Orton-Meunier. Dearest sister of late Tom Warner (late Betty), late Jack Warner (late Gladys) and late Harry Warner (late Marian) and aunt of many nieces and nephews. Fran was a graduate of London Teacher's College and taught for 32 years retiring from Gosfield North Public School in 1995. In retirement, she enjoyed swimming with her friends at the Essex Recreation Complex and birding at Point Pelee National Park. She will be forever loved and remembered. In following Fran's wishes, cremation has taken place. Family and friends will be received for visitation at Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Ave. E., Essex (519-776-4233) on Saturday, February 22, 2020 from 11 am until time of Funeral Service to celebrate Fran's life at 3 pm. If desired, memorial donations made to the Arthritis Society would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their memories online at