Betty M. Torr, Hermitage, PA

J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc.

July 4, 2021

Betty M. Torr, Hermitage, Pennsylvania-obit
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HERMITAGE, Pennsylvania (MyValleyTributes) – Betty M. Torr, 96, of Hermitage, passed away Sunday, July 4, 2021, in Clepper Manor, Sharon.  

Mrs. Torr was born March 20, 1925, in New Castle, a daughter of the late Harry and Zelma (Madison) Kenehan and attended New Castle High School.

Prior to marriage, she was employed by Bell Telephone Company, Oil City, Pennsylvania.

A homemaker, Betty was a member of Hickory United Methodist Church, Hermitage, Pennsylvania.

She was also a member of the YMCA, Hermitage, where she enjoyed working out three days a week.

Her husband of 61 years, Robert C. Torr, whom she married October 26, 1944, died July 7, 2006.   

She is survived by three sons, Robert C. Torr, Jr. of Cochranton, Pennsylvania, William H. Torr and his wife, Joyce, of Estero, Florida and Paul C. Torr and his wife, Susan, of Sharon; 15 grandchildren and 17 great- grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, Betty was preceded in death by a son, Donald E. Torr; a granddaughter, Heather Torr and a brother, William H. Kenehan along with his wife, Emelia.  

The family suggests memorial contributions be directed to the American Heart Association, at; or the National Kidney Foundation, at  

Calling hours will be 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., until the time of the service, Thursday, July 8, 2021 in J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 1090 East State Street, Sharon. Funeral service will begin at 1 p.m., with Rev. David Coul, pastor of Hickory United Methodist Church, officiating.

Interment will be in America’s Cemetery, Hermitage. 

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

A television tribute will air Wednesday, July 7 at the following approximate times: 6:43 a.m. WYTV, 9:32 a.m. on WKBN, 10:58 a.m. on FOX and 8:12 p.m. on MyYTV.

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