Paul Donald Orr, age 74, of Waterford, died Monday, August 23, 2021 at St. Vincent Hospital after an illness of one year. Born in Union City on May 20, 1947, he was a son of the late Donald and Hattie Patton Orr. He married Martha Witherow on February 24, 1968 and she survives to mourn his loss.
Paul attended school at Fort LeBoeuf High School and faithfully attended Waterford Baptist Church. He retired after 47 years of employment at Penn Union in Edinboro. He enjoyed auctions, fishing, boating, hunting, spending evenings at Lake LeBoeuf, and time spent with his grandchildren.
In addition to his wife of 53 years, Martha, he is survived by his children: Tracy Carducci (Mike), John Orr (Kathy), and son-in-law Brian Kott; his grandchildren: Nicholas Kott (Miranda) and their son Brayden, Steven Kott (Serena) and their daughter Millie Lynn, Anthony and Gabriella, Caitlynn Orr and her special friend Bradley, Matthew Orr, and Kaleigha. He is further survived by his brother, Floyd Orr (Dorothy Steen), and many nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, a brother James Park Orr (Virginia), his sisters Leona Donnell (Bob) and Edna Hawley (Merlin), his nephews Robert and Eric Donnell, and sister-in-law Frances “Frannie” Orr.
Friends may call at Van Matre Funeral Home in Waterford on Thursday from 10-12:30 and 2-5 with funeral services following at 5:00 p.m. officiated by Pastor Mike Wells. Private burial will be in Waterford Cemetery.
The family wishes to thank the staff at Edinboro Manor and St. Vincent Hospital 4 North for their excellent care. Memorial donations may be made to Waterford Baptist Church or the family.