Born: September 23, 1924 - Deceased: November 28, 2021
Harold E Ord, 97, of Belleville, IL, born Tuesday, September 23, 1924, in Wooster, OH, passed away Sunday, November 28, 2021, at his home in Belleville, IL.
Harold worked as a switchman for AT&T, formerly Illinois Bell, for most of his career and served our nation as a merchant marine during wartime. He was a member and volunteer at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Belleville, IL. Harold was a long time member of the Althoff Fathers and Friends Club. He was an original member of Althoff Bingo, raising over 1 million dollars for the school. He was a member of Belleville Elks Lodge #481, working to serve those veterans who also served our nation.
Harold always greeted everyone he met with a smile, a handshake, and his signature “Hi Guy” greeting. Harold was a seasoned traveler, exploring the world with his family. He was the patriarch of the Ord Family for nearly a century, and leaves a legacy of love to three generations of family members.
He was preceded in death by his:
Surviving are his:
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Belleville Elk Lodge #481, 1513 South Illinois Street, Belleville, IL 62220 or Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 8707 West Main Street, Belleville, IL 62223.
Visitation: Visitation from 10:00 – 11:00 am, Saturday, December 4, 2021 at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Belleville, IL.
Funeral: Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 am, Saturday, December 4, 2021 at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, with Father Matt Elie officiating. Private family interment at Mount Hope Cemetery in Belleville, IL.
Chris, sorry about your Dad. My prayers are with the family.
sorry to hear about Harold we work together at Ma bell in Belleville,ill in 1990s may God Bless the Ord family
My prayers are with you. I remember your Dad at the Althoff Bingo with my Uncle Ollie Dahm, Notre Dame Fathers&Friends, & the Elks pool. He would reminded me of the clown cakes my Dad, Al Eros would bring to KC 592 Picnics held on the grounds of Assumption HS. He was a great friendly guy. God be with all of you