LEESBURG, Va. - Carl E. "John" Orner Jr., 88, of Leesburg, Va., died at 9:55 p.m. Friday, June 13, 2014, at the Heritage Hall Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Leesburg, Va.
Born Nov. 23, 1925, in Lewistown, he was the son of the late Carl E. Orner Sr. and Nellie I. (Clark) Orner. He was preceded in death by his wife, Eva M. (Moist) Orner, on Nov. 5, 2002.
Carl is survived by: his daughters, Kimbra Hottenstein, of Willow Street, and Wendy Orner Young, of Leesburg, Va.; six granddaughters; and three great- grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by: a son, Ricky C. Orner; a brother; and two sisters.
Carl was a veteran of the Merchant Marine and had been employed as a mechanic for Boeing Aircraft in Philadelphia, retiring in 1988.
He was very passionate about his job at Boeing and was a very hard worker. He enjoyed collecting model trains and coins, camping and traveling.
Carl loved spending time with his family.
His funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at Hoenstine Funeral Home, 75 Logan St., Lewistown. Interment will be in Mattawana Cemetery, McVeytown.
Memorial contributions in Carl's memory can be made to Heritage Hall, Residents Aide Fund, 122 Morven Park Road NW, Leesburg, VA 20176 or Alzheimer's Association, 3544 N. Progress Ave., Suite 205, Harrisburg, PA 17110.
Online condolences can be offered to the family at www.hellerhoenstinefuneralhome.com.