Janet Daugherty Orga

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Janet Daugherty Orga

September 20, 1952 - August 02, 2018

Janet Daugherty Orga, 65, of New Castle, died on Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, in Montana.
Her death came unexpectedly while she was traveling and enjoying her recent retirement.
Janet was born on Sept. 20, 1952, to Eileen McFate Daugherty and Kenneth Daugherty.
She attended Mohawk Junior/Senior High School in Bessemer, class of 1970. She went on to higher education at Slippery Rock University in Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania, graduating in 1974.
She married Tony Orga in 1982. Their marriage lasted until his death in 2010.
Janet's primary passions were quilting and crafting. She was always productive and on the hunt for the next project, even attending conventions with other quilters. Her family members received beautiful quilts as gifts on special occasions, such as graduations and weddings.
She was also a proud Pittsburgh Steelers fan, tuning in to support the team all season long.
Janet was a lifelong member of Mount Jackson Presbyterian Church. In addition to attending, she was an active participant in the efforts to better the church.
Until her retirement in early 2018, Janet was employed by Treloar and Heisel.
Janet is survived by her sister, Lois (John) Shenk, and brother, Ken (Laurie) Daugherty. She is also survived by Lois' three sons, Zack (Megan), Tyler (Amy) and Ryan (Jen) Shenk; Ken's three daughters, Emily, Hannah and Kelin Daugherty; and six grand-nieces and grand-nephews.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at R. Cunningham Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., 2429 Wilmington Road, New Castle.
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Mt. Jackson United Presbyterian Church, 129 Mt. Air Road, New Castle, Pa. 16102, with the Rev. Don Aull officiating.
Interment will be at Mt. Jackson Cemetery.
Online condolences may be offered to the family by visiting www.cunninghamfh.com.
Published on August 7, 2018
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Friday August 10, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

R. Cunningham Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.

2429 Wilmington Road, New Castle, PA, USA

Funeral service

Saturday August 11, 2018

1:00 PM

Mt. Jackson U.P. Church

129 Mt Air Rd, New Castle, PA, USA


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