Betty Jane Orr Cabas

SALEM – Betty Jane Orr Cabas, 91, of Salem, passed away Monday, May 26, 2014.

She was born Oct. 5, 1922 in Salineville, Ohio, a daughter of the late William B. and Leona (Leishman) Orr.

Mrs. Cabas was a graduate of Salineville High School. She was a dedicated and loving wife and mother.

Survivors include her daughter, Pamela (Joseph) Sigurani of Salem; a son, John Mackey Cabas of Salem; a brother, Robert (Mary) Orr of Tennessee; nieces, Jennifer (Dave) Roberts, Jill (Mark) Beck, Sheri (Joe) Miller and Beth (Daniel) Aranda; and nephews, Greg (Bari) Sponseller, Jeff (Malina) Orr, Thomas (Brenda) Needham, Robert “Chip” Orr and John Orr.

Preceding her in death is her husband, John A. Cabas; a daughter, Reynette Rae Cabas; two sisters, Altrea (Herb) Sponseller and Gay Lee (Aaron) Needham; and a brother, Harold Bernard (Olive) Orr.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, May 30, 2014 at the Stark Memorial Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 31, 2014 at the funeral home. Burial will be at the Columbiana Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to the Salem Alumni Association, 330 East State Street, Salem, OH 44460.

Her obituary may be viewed and condolences sent online at


(Paid obituary)