Ralph O. Orendorf, 84, of Newark, DE passed away on December 23, 2018. Ralph was a realtor, most recently with Patterson-Schwartz before retiring. He was honored by the National Realtors Association with Realtor Emeritus Status for 40 years of continuous service. He and his wife Connie were very active in the University of Delaware Touchdown Club, having served on the board and were very supportive and fans of University of Delaware sports. Ralph was a veteran and served his country proudly in the U.S. Army.
Ralph is survived by his wife Connie Orendorf; his children, David Orendorf (Lore), Kelly Gould (David) and Valorie Jarrell; grandchildren, Kate, Wil, Ben and Zach and his brother Ray Orendorf (Verna).
Visitation will be held on Saturday January 5, from 11am-12pm with a memorial service to follow at 12pm at the McCrery & Harra Funeral Home, 3710 Kirkwood Highway Wilmington 19808. Burial will be held privately. A luncheon will follow at 1pm. In lieu of flowers, donations in Ralph’s memory may be made to University of Delaware Athletics @ www.bluehens.com.