In Memory of




Obituary for Orpha Bronson (Hudson)

Bronson, Orpha Lillian – peacefully at Hastings Manor on Thursday, December 28, 2023 in her 99th year.  Daughter of the late John and Lily Hudson.  Beloved wife of 77 years to James “Jim” Bronson of Belleville.  Loving mother of Betty Bronson of Brampton, Laurie (Mary) Bronson of Edmonton and Bill (Deborah) Bronson of Belleville.  Cherished grandmother of Beth (Eric), Jill (Jeremy), Kari, Jessie (Neil) and James.  Great grandmother of Fynn, Atticus and Scarlett.  Orpha is survived by her sister Barbara Murchison and her brother, Edison (Vivian) Hudson. She is predeceased by her sisters, Mae, Elsie, Ann, Doreen, Doris, Joyce and her brothers Allan and Jim. Orpha will be remembered by her nieces, nephews, and extended family. 

The family extend their gratitude to the staff of Hastings Manor for their care and compassion over the past several years.  If desired, Memorial Donations to Salvation Army Community and Family Services would be appreciated by the family. 

A Family Service will be held at Steele Funeral Home, 30 Moira Street West, Belleville (613-968-2273), on Thursday, January 11th, 2024, at 1:00 p.m.  Interment will take place at Belleville Cemetery.