Garry Odorjan

“Gone fishing” 

Garry Steven Odorjan, age 71, of Tillsonburg, Ontario passed away peacefully on Friday January 28, 2022, at the Sakura House in Woodstock, Ontario.

Garry will be greatly missed by all that had the honour of knowing him. He was a big teddy bear with a huge heart who would stop whatever he was doing to help anyone out. Bless his soul, he was one of the good guys who loved the open road, a good barbeque, and fishing.

Garry was predeceased by his parents Jean and John Odorjan. He is survived by sisters Patricia Walton, Joanne Crandon, and brother Andrew Odorjan.  Cherished Father of daughter Jessica Palen married to Jason Palen, and son Nathan Odorjan.  Loving Papa of Karmyn O’Grady, Sienna Palen and Zell Odorjan.

Special Thank You to the Nurses and Doctors at LHSC University Hospital, London, Ontario, the Oxford Palliative Care Team, and the Nurses, Doctors and Staff at the Sakura House in Woodstock, Ontario.  Your warm hearts and support will always be remembered.

A Celebration of Life BBQ will be planned for the Spring. Memorial donations instead of flowers to VON Sakura House are appreciated and may be made directly, or (by cheque made out to Sakura House) through Wareing Cremation Services, 346 Simcoe Street, Tillsonburg, Ontario  N4G 2J8 who have been entrusted with final arrangements.   Your messages of remembrance and condolence may be shared here at

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  • RIP buddy.

    Larry MacRae
  • Dear Jess, Nathan, Andy and Joanne………and all of Garry’s Family. I pray you are all doing okay. life will never be the same, We just have to remember, He decided to “GO FISHING” Or fate decided for him this time. I miss him too.

    Shirley Robinson
  • Jessica, Karmyn and family, sorry to hear of your loss. Sending you strength and love. May the pain you feel now soon be replaced with warm memories that comforts your soul.

    Jody Kovacs
  • Our condolences to the Odorgan family, may you find peace in your memories and great family times. Randy and Susan Ryan (Barnes)

    Randy & Susan Ryan
  • So sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers for your families.

    Susan Charby
  • We are very sorry for your loss..Rest in Peace Gary 🙏 Herb & Cheri Doneff & Family

    Herb & Cheri Doneff
  • Our Dear Dear Gary, Gone Fishing in Heaven, What a Man !! Much Sympathy to his Loving Family.

    Shirley Robinson
  • Jessica, Nathan, Patsy, Joanne, Andy and your families, we are so sorry for your loss. Gary was a very caring cousin with a great outlook on life and death. He will be missed. 😢 Our deepest heartfelt sympathies to you all.

    Steve and Elaine Kamenar and Family
  • I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Heartfelt prayers for your family.

    Ann Kamenar
  • Jessica
    Sorry to hear the loss of your Father. May he Rest In Peace
    Claudine Ghesquiere

    Claudine Ghesquiere
  • Deepest sympathies
    Had a few good conversations with him over the years, which I enjoyed very much. He will be missed

    Ken Sherwood
  • So sorry to hear of Gary’s passing. He really was a kind,calm,caring man, who always talked so highly of his children and grandchildren.

    Jackie Bourrie Barrett
  • I am so very truly sorry for your loss. We pray that the family finds peace with happy memories.

    Cristal and Dennis Saunders
  • I was so sad to hear about Garry’s passing I always liked him and always will, my thoughts are with the family,hope everybody is ok.

    Dennis Cook
  • A good solid guy, always, a Great Smile…………

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