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Jack E. Ort, 79, of Hummelstown and formerly of New Castle and Butler, gained the victory in his courageous battle with cancer on Saturday, November 24, 2018 and now rests eternally in the arms of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
Born December 17, 1938 in New Castle, he was the son of the late Edward J. and Esther B. (Locke) Ort.
Retired as a registered nurse from Butler Memorial Hospital and Allegheny Children’s Home, Hummelstown, he was a U. S. Air Force veteran serving from 1960 – 1964. He was an avid woodworker and a lifelong fan of Pittsburgh sports.
Surviving are his wife of almost 60 years Carol A. (Kincaid) Ort; his sister Kathy Campbell (Robert); children Daniel Ort (Kristina), Mark Ort (Kristin) and Kelli Chambers (Chris); and grandchildren Taylor Ort, Jack Ort, Jesse Ort, Livi Ort, Natalie Chambers and Jonathan Chambers; and his granddogs Marley, Teagan and Reggie.
Private interment, with military honors, will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Allegheny Valley School, 1291 Middletown Road, Hummelstown, PA 17036 or Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 101 Erford Road Suite 201, Camp Hill, PA 17011.