Obituary for E. Grace Orwan (Bashore)
E. Grace Orwan, age 86, of Hummelstown passed away July, 10, 2017.
Grace was born in Hershey on August 29, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Florence (Minnich) Basehore. She was the widow of Charles E. Orwan in 1981 and was also preceded in death by siblings, Miriam Basehore, Earl F. Basehore, and Paul Basehore, Jr. Surviving are children Brian K., husband of Kristine of Palmyra, Gail D., wife of Barry Thompson of Martinz, GA, and Michael S. of Highspire; siblings, Kenneth Basehore, Fay Bordner, Sara Jane Brubaker, Jean Baum, and Florence Robertson; grandchildren, James Orwan, Kelly Belle and Angela Orwan; great grandchildren, Elizabeth Orwan, Quentin Orwan, and Elijah Belle.
Grace was an easy-going individual who loved gardening, sewing, cooking, and of course spending time with her family and great grandchildren. She attended Lebanon Valley Bible Church. Grace was also a cook at the Hershey Motor Lodge in the Copper Kettle. She will be sadly missed by all.
Friends and family are invited to attend Grace’s celebration of life memorial service on Monday, August 7, 2017 at 11 AM in the Trefz & Bowser Funeral Home, Inc., 114 West Main Street, Hummelstown. A visitation will be held beforehand from 10 AM until time of the services. Burial will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to the National Parkinson’s Foundation, 200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800, Miami, FL 33131, or to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 897, Hershey, PA 17033.
Online condolences may be shared at www.trefzandbowser.com.