Ellen (Eileen) Orban

Published 8:37 am Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Ellen (Eileen) Orban, 95, formerly of Buxton, NC and Akron, OH, died Saturday, August 4, 2018, at Sentara Nursing Center – Currituck.

Born in Waterford, Ireland on September 16, 1922, she was the daughter of the late Mary Anthony and William Hearne.

A World War II bride, Eileen was preceded in death by her husband, John Orban, as well as a granddaughter, Colleen Duke; and a daughter-in-law, Ruth Orban.

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She is survived by a daughter, Sharon Lofland (Jerry) of Manteo, NC; a son, Kenneth Orban of Gettysburg, PA; grandchildren, Michael Duke, Meghan Ketchum (Kris), and Kelly McCroskey (Dan); six great-grandchildren; and a brother, William Hearne.

In keeping with Ellen’s wishes, there will be no service at this time. A Mass will be said in her memory at a later date.

Twiford Funeral Home, Manteo is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed at www.TwifordFH.com.