Charlene C. Orndorff
12/16/1936 - 04/24/2020
Charlene C. Orndorff, 83, of Bonneauville, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 24, 2020, at Brethren Home Community, New Oxford. She was the wife of Francis F. Orndorff who died in November 26, 2004. Born December 16, 1936 in New Oxford, she was the daughter of the late Charles J. and Clara (Irvin) Long. Charlene was retired from the Brethren Home after 20 years of service. She was also a member of St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church in Bonneauville, and a 1954 graduate of Delone Catholic High School in McSherrystown. Charlene enjoyed being a special Mom, crocheting, traveling with her family on vacations and hosting pot-pie dinners for her family. She loved spending time with family, friends, and her canine companion Mya. Surviving are five children, Janice James and husband Robert “Minn” James II of Bonneauville, Jane LeVault and husband Retired Colonel Jeffery LeVault of Hawaii, Bruce Orndorff and wife Trish of Bonneauville, Jillian Aumen and husband Michael of McSherrystown, and Shawn Orndorff and wife Mary of Stevens, PA; fifteen grandchildren; twenty-five great-grandchildren; one sister, Pauline Gasswint; and four half-siblings Jim Long, Randy Long, Joyce Tedder, and Ron Long. She was preceded in death by a son, Alex Orndorff; and three brothers, Jerome Long, Charles “Rich” Long, Louis Long. A Memorial Mass will be held at a later date due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Burial will be held privately at St. Joseph the Worker Cemetery in Bonneauville. Contributions in memory of Charlene may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1004 N. Juniata St., Hollidaysburg, PA 16648.
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Posted at:04/25/2020 1:01 pm
Cindy and Scott Staub
Our sympathy to the Orndorff family. Your mom was a very sweet lady. She will be missed in our parish and town. Prayers for you all.
Posted at:04/25/2020 4:04 pm
Fly high Great Nana. I love you and I miss you dearly. Say hi to Mya for me and save me some pot pie :)
Posted at:04/25/2020 5:05 pm
Tony and Eileen McMaster
Posted at:04/25/2020 8:08 pm
So sorry. Prayers and hugs to your family. With sympathy Rich and Tracy Moorhead