Waterville, Orrin Charles Bearce, OC of Waterville passed away peacefully on February 5, 2012 at the Togus Hospice Unit after a battle with lung cancer. He was born in Waterville on June 16, 1930 the only child of Angus and Alfreda Bizier Bearce. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years Doris McCafferty Bearce, seven children: Debra Walsh of Augusta, Paula and Ronald Katryniuk of Shelton Washington, Kathryn Bearce of Searsmont, Daniel and Kate Bearce of Somerville, Jeffrey and JOanna Bearce of Waterville, John and Patricia Bearce of Winslow, Lisa and Steve Mitchell of Winthop. 13 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his parents and one infant son Ryan Neal. He graduated from Waterville High School in 1950 attended Presque Isle Normal School for a short while, was in the National Guard for several months before enlisting in the US Navy where he served aboard the USS Tarrawa during the Korean Conflict. Upon discharge moved back to Waterville and went to work for the Keyes Fibre Company until his retirement nearly 40 years later. He owned and operated OC Christmas Shop in China for several years. He was an advid Red Sox and Patriots fan. Coached, managed and umpired Waterville Little League teams for over 30 years and was inducted into the Waterville Little League Hall of Fame and the Coopers Town Hall of Fame. He served as Cub Master for the Boy Scouts in the 1960's for PAC #412. He was a member of the Sacret Heart Parish and was an usher and collector every Sunday. He loved trips to Florida to watch Red Sox spring training. He loved to bet on Maine race horses and enjoyed his trips to the White Mountains, NH. He was a family man first and always attended many of the grandchildren functions and sporting events and was their best cheerleader! OC always had something to say and was not shy about it. A mass celebrating his life will be on Thursday, February 9th at 11:00AM at the Corpus Christie Parish/Sacred Hearth Church on Pleasant Street in Waterville. In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Maine.