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Sally Joanne Orzolek

June 6, 1934 - March 1, 2021

Sally J. Orzolek, 86, of Martins Ferry, Ohio passed away peacefully at her home with her family by her side.

She was born June 6, 1934 in Martins Ferry, Ohio a daughter of the late Amon and Dorothy McSwords.

Sally was a Christian by faith and a member of the First Christian Church of Martins Ferry.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Walter A. Orzolek, son, Douglas Orzolek, brother, Minister Amon McSwords, sisters, Dorothy Keiger and Kathleen Boomer, and infant grandson, Tyler Dudzik.

Sally is survived by her daughters, Debbie (John) Fields of Springhill, Florida, Brenda Dorsey of Martins Ferry, Ohio, Leigh Ann (Matt) Gomillion of Land O’Lakes, Florida, six grandchildren, Chris Fields, Trevor (Christie) Dudzik, Summer (Alexander) French, Josh Gomillion, Jordan Gomillion and Gabriella (Aaron) Medina. She is also survived by two great-grandchildren, Sierra Dudzik and Xavier Medina and several nieces and nephews.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family with Minister Rod Kasler officiating.

Arrangements entrusted to CARE Funeral & Cremation Specialist- St. Clairsville Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the First Christian Church of Martins Ferry, 710 S. Zane Hwy Martins Ferry, OH 43935. Or online donations can be made by going to

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1 Thes 4: 14-17
“For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, in the same way through Jesus, God will bring with him those who have fallen asleep.”

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