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Robert J. Orr 1971-2019

WARREN — Robert J. Orr, 47, passed away, Saturday, March 16, 2019.

Dr. Robert J. Orr was born July 2, 1971, to Robert and Patricia Orr of Hubbard.

He’s a 1989 graduate of Hubbard High School, and a magna cum laude graduate of Youngstown State University with a degree in Biology.

“Bob,” as he was known, went on to graduate with his medical degree from NEOUCOM.

Bob did a residency program with the University of Cincinnati School of Medicine and Saint Elizabeth Hospital in Youngstown.

He graduated from Case Western University, specializing in Nephrology.

Bob and his partner, Dr. Dan Barton, opened a first if its kind facility, The Warren Dialysis Center, in conjunction with the ARA, in 2009.

He resides in and practiced Nephrology in the Warren area.

Bob was a car enthusiast who loved the outdoors, including water and snow activities. Bob enjoyed model cars, boats, trains and remote control cars.

He leaves behind his wife, Melina Mastromatteo-Orr, and three daughters, Natalie, Olivia and Gabriella; his sister, Dana (Tim) Orr Furst of Florida; an uncle, Joseph Smith of Hubbard; nieces, Courtney and Audrey Furst; his father, Robert J. (Andrea) Orr of Hubbard; and his dogs, Milo and the late Hunter.

Bob was preceded in death by his mother, Patricia Orr; and grandparents, Una McCurdy, William G. Orr, and Joseph and Katherine Smith.

Family and friends may pay their respects 9:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at the Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel, 1884 North Road NE, Warren, Ohio 44483.

A Mass of Catholic burial will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Our Lady Mt. Camel Basilica, 345 Via Mount Carmel A, Youngstown, Ohio, with the Very Rev. Msgr. Michael J. Cariglio Jr. officiating.

A private burial will be in Hubbard Union Cemetery.

In lieu flowers, contributions may be made, in Robert’s name, to the Youngstown Warren Home Dialysis, 4531 Belmont Ave., Youngstown, Ohio 44505; Warren Dialysis Center, 8720 E. Market St., Warren, Ohio 44484; Champion Dialysis Center, 4554 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren, Ohio 44483; and the Boardman Dialysis Center, 7153 Tiffany Blvd., Boardman, Ohio 44514.

Family and friends may visit www.peterrossiand sonfh.com to view this obituary, sign the guestbook, and send condolences to Robert’s family.

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