John Francis Ort, 63, of 234 Hughes St., Williamsport, Pa., passed away at his home on Jan. 29, 2013.
John was born at Biloxi, Miss., on Nov. 8, 1949. He was the son of the late Carl William and Betty Mae (Greensweight) Ort.
He was a master carpenter, and avid reader, and enjoyed roller blading. John had a passionate love for his granddaughters. He was an all around athlete and loved to be active.
John is survived by his son, Lex T. (Heidi) Ort, of South Williamsport; his two granddaughters, Halie Ort and Emilie Ort, and stepgrandson, Jacob Bausinger, all of South Williamsport; and his sister, Mari Lou Crow, of Williamsport.
Memorial services in memory of John Ort will be held privately at the family's convenience.
Contributions in memory of John Francis Ort may be made, if so desired, to the James V. Brown Library's Own a Day ... in the Life of the James V. Brown Library Program, C/O James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St.; Williamsport, PA 17701.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Charles M. Noll Funeral Home, 1 E. Central Ave., South Williamsport, PA 17702. www.charlesmnollfuneralhome.com