NEW YORK — Private services for Mildred Orrick, 88, a fashion designer, were held Tuesday in Belspring, Va. She died Dec. 9 at her home in Elliston, Va., of cancer, according to her daughter Martha Orrick.

Orrick began her career in the Twenties as a costume designer in theater but worked in the women’s apparel industry throughout the Forties, Fifties and Sixties. According to her daughter, she was with such firms as Anne Fogarty and Claire McCardell and was at Villager Clothes before retiring about 25 years ago.

Also surviving are another daughter, Sarah Orrick; a son, Nicholas, and three grandchildren.

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