Esther P. Orpin

YORK Esther P. (Patterson) Orpin, 97, died Thursday, July 25, 2013, in Manor Care Health Services North. She was the wife of the late Charles A. Orpin. A Celebration of Life Service will be 7 p.m. Monday, August 5, 2013, at Heffner Funeral Chapel & Crematory, Inc., 1551 Kenneth Rd, York. A visitation will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday, at the funeral chapel. Burial will be held in Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. Born October 1, 1915, in Philadelphia, she was a daughter of the late James and Mary E. (Wolf) Patterson. She was employed in the accounts payable department at Teledyne-McKay for 20 years. A United States Navy Veteran of World War II, she was also a member of the Blue Mountain Waves-Unit 12, Waves National, 260th Artillery Association, Shiloh American Legion, Post 791, Colonial York Knitters Guild, Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist and Dover AARP, Chapter 3875. Mrs. Orpin is survived by one son, James C. Orpin and companion, Michele Walsh; three grandchildren, Farrah S. Davenport and husband, Troy, John C. Orpin and wife, Aja and David C. Orpin and wife, Rene; four grandchildren, Ella M. and Anna R. Davenport and Eric L. and Brady P. Orpin; two sisters, Elsie Taylor and Edith Morris. She was preceded in death by one brother, John L. Patterson. Memorial contributions may be made to Disabled American Veterans, PO Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45290-0301. Send condolences at BestLifeTributes.com

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Heffner Funeral Chapel & Crematory Inc
1551 Kenneth Rd York, PA 17408
(717) 767-1551

Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on July 29, 2013