Blanche E. VanOrd, 80, formerly of Crescent St., Jamestown, passed away at 8:40 p.m. Saturday (Feb. 16, 2013), in the Lutheran Home and Rehabilitation Center.
An area resident for most of her life, she was born March 16, 1932, in Butler, Pa., a daughter of the late Lyman M. and Martha Welsh Shrader.
In previous years, she had been employed by the former Maddox Table Company, the former VanStee Corporation and the former Jamestown Veneer and Plywood.
She will be remembered as one who loved to take part in bible studies and listen to country music.
Surviving are two daughters: Doreen L. (James) Lee of Jamestown, and Denise K. (Dana) Ham-rick of Kennedy; three sons: G. Martin (Jewel) VanOrd of Peekskill, N.Y., Richard (Lisa Johnson) VanOrd of Jamestown, and Mark VanOrd of Spotsyl-vania, Va.; 11 grandchil-dren: Marc Nazario, Samantha Lee, Brandon Knisley, Christopher Knisley, Angel VanOrd, all of Jamestown, Andrew Hamrick and Clayton Hamrick, both of Kennedy, Jill Hamrick of Stockton, Benjamin VanOrd, Daniel VanOrd, Jessica VanOrd, all of Peekskill; nine great-grandchildren; and two brothers: Alfred and George Shrader, both of Butler, Pa.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters: her twin, Audrey Adams and Martha Jane Brosius.
The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the Lind Funeral Home. Pastor Verne Seekings of Grace Fellowship Church, will officiate. Burial will be in the Lake View Cemetery.
Friends will be received for one hour prior to the service in the funeral home.
You may light a candle in remembrance of Blanche at www.lindfuneralhome. com.