Edwin Daniel Orbash, Sr.

July 6, 1942 ~ October 1, 2020 (age 78)


Edwin Daniel Orbash, Sr. age 78 of Brownsville, Pa passed away on October 1, 2020 at his home with his loving family by his side. He was born in Luzerne Township on July 6, 1942 a son of the late Stanley and Irene Kapel Orbash.

Ed was Catholic by faith and was a former member of Holy Rosary R. C. Church. He worked as a carpenter for many years and then worked 35 years in the coal mine. He proudly served his country in the United States Army as a Medical Corpsman . Ed loved hunting, fishing, gardening and most of all spending time with his grandchildren, great grandchildren and family.

Ed is survived by his wife of 2 weeks shy of 55 years, Joyce M. Gurka Orbash; children: Edwin Daniel Orbash, Jr. and his wife Christina of Brownsville,  Raelynn M. Orbash of California, Pa; three grandchildren: Ashley Yocabet and fiancée P. J., Kendall Evans and her husband Nate, Logan Koterba; five great grandchildren: Analeigh, Zander, Rosalee, Maverick, Jaxon; two sisters: Arlene Bellan and her husband Jack, Carol Kukan all of Tower Hill 2; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Ed’s family will receive friends from 2-8 p.m. on Sunday, October 4, 2020 at the Kish-Fabry Funeral Home, Inc., 19 Legion Street, Republic, PA where a Prayer Service will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday with Father William Berkey as Celebrant. Entombment will follow at Lafayette Memorial Park, Brier Hill, Pa. where full military rights and honors will be accorded by the AMVETS Post 103 of Hopwood.

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October 4, 2020

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Kish-Fabry Funeral Home
19 Legion Street
Republic, PA 15475

Blessing Service
October 5, 2020

10:00 AM
Kish-Fabry Funeral Home
19 Legion Street
Republic, PA 15475

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