Margaret Jean "Aunt Jean" Orr (1934 - 2017)

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Margaret Jean "Aunt Jean" Orr, 81, of Curwensville, passed away Friday, July 14, 2017, at Marion Manor Personal Care Home in Curwensville.
Born March 21, 1934, in Clearfield, she was the daughter of William J. and Zelda (Haupt) Orr.
Miss Orr had first been employed by the former MacGregor Sportswear in Clearfield for 19 years until its closing, followed by 20 years at the former Clearfield Cheese Co. in Curwensville until it closed, and lastly had worked for Clearfield County in the courthouse as a receptionist for 17 years until her retirement in 2010.
She was a member of the Curwensville United Methodist Church; the Lady Emily Rebekah Lodge #451 and formerly the Aster Rebekah lodge #177, where she served as Noble Grand and District Deputy President; Juniata Valley Court #121, formerly DuBois Court #42 Order of the Amaranth, where she had served as Royal Matron and District Deputy; Grove City Shrine #53, formerly DuBois Shrine #11 Order of the White Shrine of Jerusalem, where she served as Worthy High Priestess; and the Curwensville Alumni Association, where she served as Past President and was currently Reservations Chairperson.
Surviving is a sister-in-law, Dodie (Ward) Spencer of Grampian; nieces and nephews: Joyce Orr, Susie Orr Carter and Billy Orr, all of Texas; Jimmy Orr, Ted Orr and Stephen Orr of Oregon; Bobbi Spencer and Alan Spencer and wife Lori, both of Grampian; and Scott Orr of Cleveland, Ohio. Also surviving are great niece and great nephew Tina Fleming and husband Jim and Daren Pentz and wife Carrie, both of Grampian; and several great-great nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and three brothers, William, Harold and James Orr. She was the last member of her generation.
Funeral services for Jean Orr will be held at the Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home, Inc. of Curwensville on Friday July 21, 2017, at 2 p.m., with the Reverend Ethan Shearer officiating. Interment will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Curwensville.
Friends will be received at the funeral home on Friday from 12 Noon until time of services at 2 p.m.
The family suggests contributions be made to either the Curwensville United Methodist Church, 602 State St., Curwensville, PA 16833 or the Curwensville Alumni Association, P.O. Box 352, Curwensville, PA 16833.
Online condolences may be made to the family at
The Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home, Inc., of Curwensville is in charge of the arrangements.
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Published in The Courier Express on July 20, 2017