John P. Ory

May 07, 1941 - July 28, 2021

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Monday, August 02, 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home - Kendallville Chapel


Tuesday, August 03, 10:00 AM
Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 4643 Gaywood Drive, Fort Wayne


John P. Ory, 80, of Auburn and formerly of Kendallville died Wednesday, July 28, 2021, at Dupont Hospital in Fort Wayne.

He was born May 7, 1941, in McKeesport, Pennsylvania, to John and Helen (Doctorick) Ory.

On May 23, 2007, in Nashville, Indiana, he married Autumn Childers.

Mr. Ory worked in management with the automotive glass industry.

He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Fort Wayne.

John dearly loved his dogs, Roxy and Dot.

Surviving are his wife, Autumn Ory of Auburn; three sons, Joe (Nadine) Ory of Hinckley, Ohio; Keith (Stephanie) Ory of Concord, California, and Kevin (Carol) Ory of Columbus, Ohio; two daughters, Maziey Garn of Auburn and Deborah (Pat) Miller of Vacaville, California; many grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, Tim Ory and Michael Miller; and a grandson, Ossie Ory.

Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday, August 3, 2021, at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 4643 Gaywood Drive, Fort Wayne with Father Dominic Savoie officiating.

Burial will be Tuesday, August 3, 2021, at 12 p.m. at Fairfield Cemetery, Corunna.

Pallbearers are Greg Wolf, Raven Ory, Jesse Ory, Joe Ory, and Benji Childers.

Visitation is Monday, August 2, 2021, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel, 222 South State Street, Kendallville.

Preferred memorials may be directed to the DeKalb Humane Society, 5221 US 6, Butler, Indiana, 46721 or to Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 4643 Gaywood Drive, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 46806.

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Carl Perkins
August 9th, 2021 1:48am

John was a good Plant Manager and friend

Dennis Jaqueth
August 9th, 2021 12:51am
Upper Sandusky, OH

John was a great man and treated us all well at Guardian Upper. Sorry to find this news on Facebook.

Deborah Miller
August 2nd, 2021 2:25am

Sorry to hear of John's passing. My sincere condolences to the family.

Joan Lutz
August 1st, 2021 9:25pm
Shelton, WA

We are so very sorry to hear of John's passing. My condolences to his family.

Larry Brown
July 31st, 2021 5:25pm
Sault Sainte Marie

Autumn Jaci and I offer our condolences John will truly be missed.

July 31st, 2021 5:30am

We were so very sorry to hear of John's passing. Kevin always spoke so highly of him. Prayers to his family.

Deb Penland
July 31st, 2021 2:42am
Auburn, Indiana

My sincere condolences to the family. I will miss Jon walking his dogs down our street and stopping to chat, he was a kind soul, may he rest in eternal peace.

Linda Young
July 31st, 2021 12:02am

Autumn, Maziey sorry to hear of the passing of John. Thoughts and prayers to you and the family.

Ruth Durbin
July 30th, 2021 7:27pm

I am sorry to hear of John's passing. I met him at the Immaculate Conception Church as an usher partner. He was a quite man and had a great smile.

Cheryl Barker
July 30th, 2021 12:40pm

Thoughts and prayers to the family. I always enjoyed talking with John after church. We would usher together. Rest In Peace.

July 30th, 2021 12:16pm

Autumn, please know I am here for you if there is anything I can do. I am so sorry for your loss.

Mark Barnes
July 30th, 2021 2:31am
Upper Sandusky, Ohio

Condolences to the family, John is a great individual to all the people that had the privilege to know him.