First Posted: 7/27/2008
Pearl Joan Orth, of Pittston, died July 19, 2008 after an illness in Heritage House, Wilkes-Barre. She was the wife of the late Merle Orth for more than 44 years.
Born in Pittston, she was a daughter of the late Henry and Pearl Seeley Armitage. She attended Hughestown High School, and then worked in the local garment industry until her retirement.
Surviving are a brother, Jerome; caregivers, Sharon Newman, Pittston; Rose Mary Kaspriski, Hughestown; and Peggy Mandicott, Pittston; nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, great-grandnieces, great-grandnephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her brothers, Henry, Carl, Joseph, Leonard; and sisters, Margaret, Evelyn and Helen.
A blessing service was held July 22 in the Adonizio Funeral Home, Pittston. Interment, Pittston Cemetery.