ORME was born in Camden, New Jersey on June 9, 1929 to Clara and Vincent Orme. By April of 1930 the Orme family, which included siblings
Lena and Anthony Orme Jr., had moved to 1826
4th Street in Camden, New Jersey. The elder Orme worked as a
shoemaker to support his family.
Orme enlisted in the United States Marine Corps on March 12,
1947 and served for three years. He retuned to Camden, and
worked for one year at the Howland
Croft & Son textile mill on Broadway, then found
employment as a salesman with the local International Harvester
franchise, where he worked for four years.
older brother Anthony had been appointed to the Camden Fire Department.
Vincent Orme joined him, beginning his service on May 16, 1956.
He was then living at 224 North
37th Street in East
September of 1967 Vincent Orme was promoted to captain, and
served with Engine
Company 7 on Kaighn
Avenue. On March 25, 1985 was appointed Assistant Chief Fire
Marshall, a post he served in for the rest of his career. After
having served the City of Camden for 34 years, Vincent G. Orme
retired on June 1, 1990.
Last a resident of Cherry Hill, New
Jersey, Vincent Orme passed away at the age of 85 on June 23,
2014. He was survived by his sons, Vincent M. Orme and Jeffrey
Guadagno, and his companion, Francina Still.