Eleanor G. Orr, 94, formerly of Everett, passed away on Thursday December 2, 2021.
She was born Tuesday, February 22, 1927, in Crystal Spring, a daughter of the late Jacob S. and Lillie M. (Ward) Donivan.
On August 8th, 1945, she married Melvin M. Orr.
She is survived by a daughter, Vickie and husband Richard Frederick, and a son, Bryan and wife Chrystal Orr,
Two grandchildren, Melissa Varner and John Frederick,
And four great-grandchildren, Kayla Killian, Erissa Varner, Rachel Frederick, and Eli Frederick.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in passing by nine sisters; Iva Grubb, Virginia Knight, Helen Dickens, Mable Witt, Lena Shirley, Mildred Williams, Betty Cordell, and Shirley Kile, four brothers; Royal Donivan, Delmer Donivan, Carl Donivan, and Jay Donivan, and a son Barry Orr.
After attending high school, Eleanor worked as a seamstress for many years, not only being self-employed, she also worked for several companies and businesses, including Deist Cleaners and Dalla Valle Funeral Service.
Eleanor was very active in her church, United Methodist, now Everett United Methodist, where she was part of the women’s ministry and taught Sunday school for 25 years.
She loved cooking for her family and friends and was well known for her vegetable soup. Family was very important to her; vacations were planned around her family and by going to Virginia Beach.
Funeral service will be held Monday, December 6, 2021 at 12:00 pm in the chapel at Donelson Funeral Home, with Pastor Richard Frederick officiating. A visitation will be held Monday, December 6, 2021 from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm in the chapel at Donelson Funeral Home. Friends and family may share memories online at www.donelsonfuneralhome.com.
Burial will be held at Pleasant Union Cemetery, Clearville, PA.
Arrangements by Donelson Funeral Home LLC, Main Street, Everett, PA.