Monday, October 17, 2011

Obituary - Vicky Orlando

Sent to me by a kind member of the Guild of One Name Studies

Published in The Arizona Republic (Phoenix Arizona USA) Friday 23rd September 2011. Pg B7

Friday, July 22, 2011

Obituary - Ethel (Betty) Orlando (1917 - 2011)

ORLANDO, Ethel (Betty)
April 9, 1917 - July 3, 2011
Passed away peacefully on July 3, 2011 at Erin Mills Lodge Retirement Home in Mississauga, Ontario. Betty was born the day Vimy Ridge was captured and always wished her parents had named her Vimy instead of Ethel. Ethel was the daughter of John and Agnes Urquhart of Glenholme, Nova Scotia. Loving mother to Margaret (Demetrios) Vagalatos of El Paso, Texas, Eugene of Truro, Nova Scotia and John (Colleen) of Oakville, Ontario. Betty was a loving grandmother to 6 grandhildren and 4 great-grandchildren. She is the last member of her immediate family, predeceased by her first husband John (Jack) Smith (WWII), husband Norman Orlando, brother Fred Urquhart, sisters Maize, Elsie, Mabel, Eileen, Florence, Dorothy and Hazel. Ethel's love of her Maritime home and passion for family and friends will be missed by everyone she knew. Her remains will be buried in the Glenholme Cemetery beside the church with Norman. A special memorial to be held at a later date. Contact: In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Alzheimer Society or the Oakville Humane Society, Oakville, Ontario.
         Published in the Toronto Star 7th July 2011.

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Saturday, June 18, 2011

Obituary - Jean Orlando

Jean Orlando, 90, passed away on 5/31/11 in Carmichael. Jackson, CA native who served her country in the US Navy during WWII she was also a 3rd generation Californian and lived in the Sacramento area for 65 years. Preceded in death by husband Vince, survived by her 5 children: Nancy Crooks (Bob), Doug Orlando (Chris), Steve Orlando (Karen), Shelly Orlando-Epstein (Marc) and Donna Washburn (Tony), 13 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. A devoted and loving mother and grandmother, she will be deeply missed forever. Rosary and memorial to be held at Our Lady of the Assumption Church in Carmichael on 6/4/11 at 2:00pm.

Published in Sacramento Bee on June 4, 2011

Saturday, March 19, 2011

Orlando in Germany

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In Germany there are 189 phone book entries related to Orlando and approximately 504 people with this name.

They live in 74 cities and counties . Most connections are in Saarlouis reported, namely 11th

Other Counties / Cities with particularly many namesakes are Esslingen (9), Arnsberg (8),Boeblingen (8), Heilbronn (7), Waldshut (7), Solingen (6), Berlin (6), Frankfurt am Main (5) and Zollernalbkreis with 5 entries.

Salvatore Orlando is most common in Germany. Mario and Fernando are the next often found first name, followed by Sebastiano , Francesco , Antonio , Giuseppe , Maria Venere , Florindo and Celestino .

Friday, January 14, 2011

Vincenza Orlando 1923 - 2010

Obituary from the Wallingford Herald (South Oxfordshire) of 25th August 2010.
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