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Doris M. Orr

Doris M. Orr                    

COUDERSPORT, PA----Doris M. Orr, 80, of Coudersport, formerly of Lancaster, passed away with her loving family at her side on Monday, July 1, 2013 in Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport, after a short illness.
     Born August 16, 1932 in Lancaster, she was a daughter of William G. and Gladys G. Waltman McKinney.  On May 23, 1970 in Mountville, she married Henry G. “Hank” Orr, who passed away March 14, 2009.
     Doris earned her GED in her 60’s after retiring.  
     She had formerly been employed by Schick in Lancaster.  Moving from Elizabethtown in 1977, Doris and her husband, purchased the former Saw and Wedge Tavern in Sweden Valley, which they operated for 17 years until retiring in 1994.
     Doris was a social member of American Legion Post 192 in Coudersport and a member of the Sweden Feedin’ Club in Sweden Valley.  She loved her animals, reading, and doing word searches.  She loved spending time with her friends.
     Surviving are two daughters, Wanda Lee (Erhard Reese) Long of Ulysses and Denise M. (Phil) Moore of Mount Joy; two sons, Thomas A. (Sandy) Reed of Elizabethtown and Glenn W. (Cindy) Orr of Marietta; ten grandchildren, Melissa (Kenneth) Gamet, James Lee (Deb) Long, Jr., Glenn W. (Heather) Orr II, Michelle (James) Stoudt, Kandice (Todd) Pawuk, Lecia M. (Jonathan Perkins) Orr, Van (Missy) Moore, Kwinn (Kirsten) Reed, Arran Orr, and Keegan (Jennifer) Reed; nineteen great-grandchildren, Darius, Daysha, Kirstyn, Natalie, Sebastian, Lance, Hannah, Morgan, Ayla, Gavin, Onica, Kalissa, Renan, Zaine, Kayden, David, Paige, Lilah, Taysen, and one on the way;  three brothers, Harold (Dawn) McKinney, Butch (Shannon) McKinney, and Chip (Bonnie) McKinney; two sisters, Toots (Sonny) Wentz and Mary Hoverter; and several nieces and nephews.
     In addition to her parents and husband, Doris was predeceased by a son, Guy Robert Orr; four brothers, Johnny McKinney, Bobby McKinney, Earl McKinney, and Kenny McKinney.
     Friends are invited to attend a memorial service at 11 a.m. on Sunday, July 14, 2013 at American Legion Post #192, Coudersport.  
     A memorial service will also be held at 5 p.m. on Friday, July 19, 2013 at the Marietta Pioneer Fire Company.
     Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.


A lot of wonderful times well remembered throughout the many years we knew Doris and Hank.

Condolences to the family and know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.

We are sure Hank met her at the Pearly Gates and lead her over the Rainbow Bridge.

Sharon and Skip Leber

Sharon and Skip Leber Jul 12 2013 12:00 AM

Wanda & Family,

Wanted to let you know that you and your family are in our thought's and prayer's at this difficult time.  Doris was a very special lady who will be greatly missed.  David & Georgia Goodwin

David & Georgia Goodwin Jul 11 2013 12:00 AM

one of the most wonderful ladies you could know. I spent many hours with her and love her very much. God has another angel

betty nelson Jul 11 2013 12:00 AM

I remember Doris and Hank for so many years.  I loved them like family and will cherish the memories of all the good times we had.  Until we meet again, rest in peace and Gods Grace.  Love you.

Larry Gross Jul 8 2013 12:00 AM

My sympathy to all the family.  I knew Doris and Hank for many years and she was a fantastic lady full of energy and loved life.  You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Doris Robison Jul 5 2013 12:00 AM