Orval Millar
Orval Millar

Obituary of Orval Hampden Millar

The death occurred peacefully surrounded by his loving family at the Prince County Hospital, Summerside, PEI on Sunday January 7th, 2024 of Orval Hampden Millar of Summerside, aged 86 years. Orval was born in Ellerslie to the late Gordon and Adah (MacLean) Millar. Beloved husband of 62 years to Jean (Dale) Millar and loving father to Debbie Richard, Wendy (Mike) Gallant, Brenda (Grant) Mason and Stan (Traci). Also lovingly remembered by his 6 grandchildren Patrick (Aline), Angela (Ryan), Alex (Maggie), Johny, Kirk, and Jensen (Brian). Survived by his sister Rachel Waugh, sister in-law Marilla Millar, brothers in-law Doug Hunter, Harold West and Bob (Elaine) Dale and numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his brothers and sisters Peter, Beryl Hunter, Janet Ramsay, Katherine West and Edgar (infancy).  Predeceased by in-laws Byron Ramsay, Albert Waugh, Jack (Marion) Dale, Jim (Sheila) Dale, Ron (Lorna) Dale, Gladys (Ted) Hoppin, Lois Plummer (Rudy Brule), Florence (Gordon) Walker.  


Born in Ellerslie, PEI, Orval joined the Royal Canadian Air Force at 17 years of age where he enjoyed traveling the world. Orval met his wife, Jean, while stationed in Ottawa, Ont, and began the start of 62 beautiful years of marriage and his wonderful family. In 1968, he was stationed in Summerside, PEI where he eventually retired in 1981 after 27.5 years of service. After retirement, Orval enjoyed working on projects around the house and cottage. Orval loved playing cards and various games with his family and friends, and spending time at the cottage in East Bideford. Orval was always up for a good conversation with a charming smile and twinkle in his eyes.  

We would like to thank all our family and friends for all their love and support. Huge thank you to the staff at PCH with special thanks to Dr. Muttart. 


Resting at the East Prince Funeral 245 Pope Rd., Summerside until Saturday January 13th, 2024 then to the Summerside Presbyterian Church for a funeral service at 1:30 p.m. Interment to take place in the Tyne Valley Presbyterian Cemetery at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Orval’s memory can be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, PCH Foundation or the Summerside Presbyterian Church Fund. Visiting hours on Friday from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.  Arrangements entrusted to the East Prince Funeral Home, Summerside, P.E.I.

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