Louise Orren

August 28, 1938 ‒ December 28, 2017

Mansfield, Ohio

MANSFIELD:  Louise Orren, 79, born August 28, 1938 in McCarr Kentucky, left this earth Thursday, December 28, 2017 after a brief stint with cancer.

She married the love of her life Bruce L. Orren on December 23, 1955, of which they celebrated 61 years before his passing in January 2017.

She was an Avon Representative for 31 years and a full time mother for 59.  She and Bruce had two children.  Her newest love was being a grandmother and great grandmother.

Louise loved gardening both vegetables and flowers.

Bruce and Louise had their own neighborhood watch along with all their special neighbors (friends) watching over each other for over 50 years.

Louise had a big heart and would do anything for her family and friends.  She was a kind, sweet lady and will be greatly missed.

Survived by two sons Bruce A. (Shelly) Orren, Sr. and Gary E. Orren both of Mansfield; seven grandchildren Tony (Ann Marie) Orren, Brandon (Christina) Orren, Nicole (Leroy) Frazier, Brittaney (Michael) Orren-Gurgacz, JR (Kassie) Meyer, Nathan Meyer and Jared (Kendra) Meyer; 12 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, her sister Madge Fields of Ashland, Kentucky, a brother Junior (Pauline) Smith of Mansfield, her best friend and brother Dairl Smith, also of Mansfield.  Also surviving are two special friends who visited her every day in the hospital; Peggy Brooks and Katherine Zajack.

She is preceded in death by her husband Bruce L. Orren, her parents George and Bessie Smith, her in laws Ted and Virginia Orren and her brother Bill Smith.

Friends may visit Tuesday, January 2, 2018 from 4-7 pm in the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home where the funeral service will be held Wednesday at 11 am.  Pastor Ron Biddle will officiate and burial will follow in Oak Grove Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Snyder Funeral Home.

Online condolences to the family may be made by visiting:www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com


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  • Louise was a beautiful woman inside and out. She will be dearly missed.
    My condolence to Tony , Gary and the family. May God’s strength and peace be with you during this time.

  • Tony, Gary and family, please know that your mother will forever have a special place in my heart. She was always kind, generous and loving to me throughout my growing up years. Thank you for sharing her with my family and me.

    Love, hugs and prayers of comfort for all of you.

  • Tony and Gary, may you find comfort in your memories. Mrs. Orren was a very special lady who cared about everyone.