July 22, 2024

Elsa S. (Lyshak) Orchel


Wrentham, MA – Elsa S. (Lyshak) Orchel, 105, formerly of Seekonk, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 6, 2023. She was the beloved wife of the late Walter T. Orchel who passed away in 2003. Born in Manchester, New Hampshire, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Helen (Osiewicz) Lyshak.

Elsa began her career at the former Corning Glass Works and went on to work for many years as a quality control inspector at Texas Instruments in Attleboro until her retirement. She enjoyed gardening and was a member of Memorial Baptist Church in Seekonk for over forty years.

Elsa leaves three children, Margaret A. Orchel of Seekonk, Thomas S. Orchel of Seekonk, and Laurie L. Yacino and her husband, Brian, in Maine; in-laws, Jennie and Ed Wachowicz of Cumberland and many nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Margaret Zak, Stephen Lyshak, and Cicilia Foss.

Services and interment at Seekonk Cemetery will be private. Arrangements are entrusted to William W. Tripp Funeral Home, Pawtucket, RI. www.TRIPPFUNERALHOME.com 

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