Regis E. Orock

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Regis E. Orock

October 21, 1932 - September 07, 2018

Regis E. Orock, 85, of Portersville passed away peacefully Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, at his home.
Born Oct. 21,1932, in Fombell, he was the son of the late William C. and Keturah McFarland Orock. He was married to Virginia Myers Orock for 64 years. She survives.
Regis worked at the Honey Creek Stone/City Asphalt, where he was a master mechanic, teaching apprentices to run heavy equipment for 28 years.
He was a member of the Operating Engineers Local 66.
He was an Army veteran serving during the Korean Conflict, later serving the National Guard for 11 years.
He was a member of the American Legion and a lifetime member and director of the Portersville Steam Show.
Regis enjoyed dirt track racing at the local racetracks. He built his own cars and his son, Doug, raced them.
He was active with the Boy Scouts. He was extremely proud of, and rarely missed, his grandchildren's activities. His most cherished times were spent with his family.
In addition to his wife, survivors include a daughter, Udora (John) Veltre of New Castle; a son, Doug (Pam) Orock of Hermitage; a sister, Mary Jane Orock of Texas; brother, Gerald "Peewee" (Patty) Orock of Ellwood; five grandchildren, Johna, John, Stephanie, Stacia and Sheldon; and a great-granddaughter, Ella.
He was preceded in death by his brother and sister-in-law, Bill (Marlene) Orock; and two nephews, Randy and Jerry Orock.
The family wants to thank Vitas Hospice and Dr. Nora Flores-Paras and to send a special thank you to his niece, Sandy Goldbach.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Portersville Food Pantry.



OROCK
Regis E., 85, of Portersville.
Calling hours: From 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday (9-11-18) and from 10 a.m. until the time of the service Wednesday (9-12-18) at MARSHALL FUNERAL HOME, 200 Fountain Ave., Elwood City. Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.
Service: Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday (9-12-18) at the funeral home, with the Rev. Keith Black officiating. Military rites will be offered by the Veterans Honor Guard.
Published on September 9, 2018
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