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M. Orndoff

January 23, 1930 October 20, 2012
M. Orndoff
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Obituary for M. Orndoff

M. Dixie (Gabby) Orndoff, 82, of Rogersville, Pa and formerly of Jackson Twp., died at 7:20 p.m. Saturday, October 20, 2012 in the Southwest Regional Medical Center, Waynesburg, Pa. after being seriously ill for the past week.She was born January 23, 1930 in Richhill Twp. (Ryerson), Greene Co., Pa. a daughter of the late George Dewey and Doris Elsie Tharp Parson and had resided in Jackson Twp. for 40 years prior to moving to Rogersville in 1989.Mrs. Orndoff was a 1947 graduate of Waynesburg High School.She was a member of the former Mt. Zion Methodist Church at Bluff (Jackson Twp.)Mrs. Orndoff was a member of the former Knights of Pythias Auxiliary in Pine Bank, and was also a member of the West Greene Area Senior Citizens.She and her late husband co-owned and operated the Beechurst Boron station in Morgantown WV., from 1969 to 1979 and also were the former co-owners of Orndoff Grocery in Holbrook from 1979 to 1985, she was employed as the thrift store manager for the former Nickles Bakery in Waynesburg from 1979 until 1998.Mrs. Orndoff enjoyed playing bingo, crocheting, playing the lottery, and the time she spent with her grandchildren.On April 24, 1948 she married Robert Donovan Orndoff who died June of 1985.Surviving are her three daughters, Kathy, wife of Kevin Guthrie of Graysville, Robin, wife of Larry Golembiewski of Lancaster, and Debbie, wife of James Inman of Graysville; one son, Scott, husband of Beverly Orndoff of Waynesburg; eleven grandchildren, Ryan, husband of Carolyn Golembiewski, Erin Golembiewski, Chad, husband of Heather Guthrie, Travis Guthrie, companion of Rhonda Crawford, Carol Inman, partner of Jodi Henning, Chris, husband of Melissa Inman, Megan, wife of James Pierce, Courtney, Brittany, Bethany, and Scotty Orndoff; seven great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren; two sisters, Carol Dene Goodwin of Waynesburg and Donnis, wife of Carl Hoy of Spraggs; several nieces and nephews.Deceased in addition to her husband is a brother, Lloyd A. Parson.The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the charity of your choice.

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