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Richard Orr

b. October 16, 1933

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Richard L. Orr, age 89 years, resident of Palos Hills, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Monday, August 21, 2023. U. S. Marine Veteran of the Korean War.

Beloved husband of Bernice nee Butkus; loving father of Rick (Donna) Orr, Debbie Price, Tina (Marc) Margulis, Sandy Knapp, Lynn (Fiancé Mike), and Steven (Lucy) Surchik  

Cherished grandfather of Ashley, Samantha, Mandi (Dylan) Kaylee, and Michael;

proud great grandfather of Cameron; Devoted sons of the late Robert and Bernice nee Banczek Orr; dear brother of Dayton (Virginia) Orr;

kind uncle of Kathy ( Matt) Slonski, Sue (Jim) Brown and the late Laura Heath. Richard was a member of  Local #150 Operating Engineer and Lindahl Bros.

Richard was also a passed President of the Forest Park V.F.W. and Local 150 Retirees Club.

Family and friend will gather for visitation on Thursday 3- 8 p.m. Funeral  Friday 9:15 a.m. from the Palos-Gaidas Funeral Home 11028 Southwest Hwy., Palos Hills, IL to Sacred Heart Church, Mass 10:00 a.m. Interment Private.

In Lieu of flowers contributions to the Path Lights ( formerly PLOWS Council on Aging) 7808 College Dr. Palos Heights, IL 60463 or www.pathlights.org would be appreciated  

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Thursday, August 24, 2023

3:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Palos-Gaidas Funeral Home & Cremation Services

11028 SW Hwy, Palos Hills, IL 60465

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Mass

Friday, August 25, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

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Interment Private

Friday, August 25, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Palos-Gaidas Funeral Home & Cremation Services

11028 SW Hwy, Palos Hills, IL 60465

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