Virginia Orock, 85

Virginia Orock, 85, of Portersville, Perry Township, Lawrence County passed away Tuesday, January 19, 2021, peacefully at her residence surrounded by her loving family.

Born April 1, 1935 in Cherry Valley PA, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Cora Stewart Myers. She was married to Regis E. Orock. He passed away on September 7, 2018

Virginia was once employed by NEPCO in New Castle. She ultimately retired in 1991, after 17 years, where she worked as a machinist for Rockwell International in New Castle. She was a member of the North West Pennsylvania Steam Show. She was a proud supporter of the Portersville Food Pantry where she crafted peddle tractor raffle and gift baskets and made blankets which she donated to them. She was extremely proud of the food service certification that she received from Penn State. Virginia loved cooking and baking. Many people looked forward to receiving her Christmas Cookies. Virginia was a generous person who worked tirelessly for her chosen charities. She lived for her children, grandchildren, and great-daughter.

Survivors include daughter, Udora (John) Veltre of New Castle; son, Doug (Pam) Orock of Hermitage; brother Harry Myers Jr; three granddaughters, Johna (Nick Ruiz) Veltre, Stephanie Orock, Stacia (Mike Charette) Orock; two grandsons, John Veltre, Sheldon Orock; great-granddaughter, Ella Reardon.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Doris Jones and Patty Plesniak.

Private funeral services will be held at the Marshall Funeral Home, Ellwood City on Sunday January, 24 2021.

Memorial Contributions may be made to St Judes Children’s Hospital or the Portersville Food Pantry.

The family would like to thank the staff at Vitas Hospice and her three caregivers, Sandy Goldbach, Beverly Bintrim, and her grandson Johnny for their kind and compassionate care.

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4 thoughts on “Virginia Orock, 85

  1. Thank you for sharing your mom with us all at the steam shows. She was a special lady. Your family will be in my prayers.

  2. Dear Udora and Family, Our sympathy to you on the passing of your Mom. May you find peace and comfort in Him. You’re in our thoughts and prayers. Take care.

  3. So sorry to hear about the death of my Aunt Virginia. Condolences to all, especially my dear cousin, Eudora. I have many fond memories of spending time in the beautiful countryside of their home as a youngster, especially during the summer season.

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