Sylvia Laverne (Lind) Orbin

August 15, 1923 ~ January 8, 2021 (age 97)


Sylvia Laverne Orbin, 97, of Youngwood, passed away on Friday January 8, 2021

She was born on August 15, 1923 in Everson, the daughter of the late Walter and Madeline (Smith) Lind. 

A member of Christ Untied Methodist Church in Youngwood also in the Senior Citizens group, a member of Dames of Mata, the Rebekah Lodge, the White Shrine of Jerusalem and a 50 year member of Order of the Eastern Star. Laverne also enjoyed crafts, knitting and reading.

She is survived by four generations of nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband Rev. John Reffner; her second husband Kenneth Orbin; her son Robert Reffner; step son Dennis Orbin; sister Geraldine MacFarlane and her brother Walter (Jim) Lind. She was also preceded in death by her special niece Annette Yuhouse.

Friends will be recieved on Monday, January 11 from 9:30-11 am in the Christ United Methodist Church, 100 Lincoln St. Youngwood. Services will be held in the church at 11 am.

A limited number of people will be permitted in the church at one time. Masks must be worn and social distance must be maintained.

Interment will follow in the Westmoreland County Memorial Park

The family would like to thank Excela Westmoreland Hospital and Excela Hospice for their care and compassion.

Family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Christ United Methodist Church. 

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January 11, 2021

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Christ United Methodist Church

Funeral Service
January 11, 2021

11:00 AM
Christ United Methodist Church

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