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Robert Orr, MD

March 16, 2019

Robert J. Orr, 47, passed away, Saturday, March 16, 2019. Dr. Robert J. Orr was born July 2, 1971, to Robert and Patricia Orr of Hubbard.

He's a 1989 graduate of Hubbard High School, and a magna cum laude graduate of Youngstown State University with a degree in Biology.

"Bob," as he was known, went on to graduate with his medical degree from NEOUCOM.

Bob did a residency program with the University of Cincinnati School of Medicine and Saint Elizabeth Hospital in Youngstown. He graduated from Case Western University, specializing in Nephrology.

Bob and his partner, Dr. Dan Barton, opened a first if its kind facility, The Warren Dialysis Center, in conjunction with the ARA, in 2009.

He resides in and practiced Nephrology in the Warren area. Bob was a car enthusiast who loved the outdoors, including water and snow activities. Bob enjoyed model cars, boats, trains and remote control cars.

He leaves behind his wife, Melina Mastromatteo-Orr, and three daughters, Natalie, Olivia and Gabriella; his sister, Dana (Tim) Orr Furst of Florida; an uncle, Joseph Smith of Hubbard; nieces, Courtney and Audrey Furst; his father, Robert J. (Andrea) Orr of Hubbard; and his dogs, Milo and the late Hunter. Bob was preceded in death by his mother, Patricia Orr; and grandparents, Una McCurdy, William G. Orr, and Joseph and Katherine Smith.

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