Born August 8, 1927 in Ellwood City, he was the son of the late John R. and Blanche Rasely Orr Sr. He was married for 62 years to Dorothy Rice Orr as they were married June 30, 1950.
Bob worked for many years along with his father and brother at Orr’s Auto Service on Fourth St. in Ellwood City. He also worked 15 years as a fitter for Herr-Voss Corporation in Conway, PA. He was a member of Knox Presbyterian Church serving as an Elder and Trustee. Bob was a veteran of the US Army serving as a Sergeant in WWII in Germany from 1945-1947. He was a 32nd Degree Mason with F & AM Lodge # 599 in Ellwood City. He was also a member of the New Castle Consistory, Lawrence Caravan # 15 and a member of the Syria Shrine, Pittsburgh. He loved fishing in Quebec, Canada with family and friends for many years. He also enjoyed golfing, hunting, and bowling with the Men’s Church bowling league.
In addition to his wife, Dorothy, survivors include a daughter and son in law, Marilyn (Marlon) Barsotti of Ellwood City; one grandson, Jonathan Robert Bucci of Pittsburgh; two sisters, Marlene (LeRoy) Dierfield of New Castle, Carol Lee Michael of Renfrew, PA; a brother, William (Eleanor) Orr of Ellwood City; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; stepmother, Anna Mae Newell Orr; brother in law, Donald Michael, and a nephew, Dwight Orr.
Visiting hours will be held on Friday January 25, 2013 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City. A Masonic Service will be held at 7 pm.
Funeral Services will be held at the funeral home on Saturday at 11:00 am with his pastor, Rev. Elizabeth Wallace officiating. Military rites will be conducted by the Veterans Honor Guard.
Entombment will follow in the Zelienople Mausoleum.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Knox Presbyterian Church, 449 Nicholson Ave. Ellwood City, PA 16117.
Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.