Beverly Jayne Orwig, 73 of Clearfield, died Friday at Mountain Laurel Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Clearfield.
Born July 14, 1936 in Bellefonte, she was a daughter of the late Andrew and Josephine M. (Hovan) Ramish.
Mrs. Orwig was employed by the Helmbold & Stewart Group, Clearfield as an insurance agent, retiring after 20 years of employment. She also worked as a secretary in the Department of Agriculture at Penn State University, State College, for 10 years.
She was a member of St. Francis Catholic Church, Clearfield, and the Clearfield-Curwensville Country Club.
She is survived by her husband, Gary Orwig, whom she wed Dec. 19, 1958 in Bellefonte; a daughter, Lisa B. Orwig, of Dallas, TX; a brother and a sister, Philip Ramish and wife, Mary Jane, of Bellefonte; and Betty Ann Dodge and husband, David, of Virginia.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother Richard Ramish.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be said at the St. Francis Catholic Church, Clearfield at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday with Msgr. H. Desmond McGee, Jr. as celebrant. Interment will follow in the Calvary Cemetery, Clearfield.
Friends will be received at the Kevin A. Beardsley Funeral Home, Clearfield from 2 -4 p.m. and 6 – 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 12:30 – 1 p.m. Wednesday.
At the funeral home on Tuesday, a Christian Vigil Service will be held at 1:45 p.m. and the Rosary will be said at 5:45 p.m.
The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the American Lung Association of Northwest Pennsylvania, 352 West 8th St., Erie, PA 16502 or to the American Heart Association, 501 Howard Ave., Building D, Suite 101, Altoona, PA 16601.