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April 18, 2013

Evelyn W. Orr

Leesburg church member had farm with husband

---- — Evelyn W. Orr of Grove Manor, Grove City, formerly of Mercer and the Leesburg area, passed away at 7:12 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, 2013, in Grove City Medical Center, Pine Township. She was 96.

Mrs. Orr was born Oct. 13, 1916, in Jackson Township, Venango County (Franklin), to Joseph and Sarah Whitman Wright.

She and her husband, Harold V. Orr, whom she married June 21, 1941, were self-employed farmers, operating a farm until 1993. He passed away May 28, 2005.

She also worked 10 years for her son, Charles, at his bowling alley, Mercer Bowl.

Mrs. Orr was a member of Leesburg Presbyterian Church, where she formerly attended Silver Tea.

She enjoyed bowling, cooking and baking.

Survivors include a daughter, Eleanor L. Sieg and her husband Byron, New Wilmington; a son, Charles R. Orr and his wife Jennifer, Mercer; and six grandchildren, three stepgrandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, 10 stepgreat-grandchildren, two great-great-grandsons and seven stepgreat-great-grandchildren.

Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; an infant grandson; three brothers, Frank, William and Joseph Wright; and five sisters, Nellie Gibbons; Gladys, Bernie and Ruth Wright; and Arvilla Settlemire.

Memorial contributions may be made to Leesburg Presbyterian Church, 1835 Perry Highway, Volant, PA 16156; or Family Hospice and Palliative Care, 1965 Shenango Valley Freeway, Suite 2, Hermitage, PA 16148.

ORR

Mrs. Harold V. (Evelyn W.), 96, Grove City, formerly of Mercer and the Leesburg area.

Calling hours: 4 p.m. to time of service today (4-19-13) in SMITH FUNERAL HOME OF LEESBURG, 1778 Perry Highway, Springfield Township.

Service: Funeral service at 7 p.m. today in the funeral home with the Rev. Thomas Gomola, pastor of Leesburg Presbyterian Church, officiating.

Interment: Carpenter Cemetery, Springfield Township.

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