Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Legacy Webinar - Researching your Italian Ancestors

courtesy of webinfonews.com
This week the Legacy Family Tree webinar is Researching your Italian Ancestors by Ruth Merriman.
"Your Italian ancestors are just waiting to be discovered! The availability of Italian records has increased exponentially in the past few years, making research much easier than it has been. In this overview, we will discuss how to find the records you need (on film, on site and on line)…"
Registration is free of charge and once the webinar is aired the recording is usually made available free of charge for a period of approximately one week.

To register click HERE. The webinar will be live at 6pm GMT +1hr on Wednesday 27th August 2014

Obituary - Wilson Orlando (1914 - 2014)

After a wonderful long and full life, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, August 18, 2014 at the age of 100. 

Beloved husband of Olga. Loving father of Alessandro (Helen), Marcello (Theresa), Marco (Gilda) and Wilman (Connie). Adored Nonno of Piero, Valentina, John, Amanda, Andre, Steffan, Michael and Nicole . He will be greatly missed and forever loved by all his family and friends. 

Family and Friends are asked to meet directly at All Saints Catholic Church, 1415 Royal York Road for a Mass of Christian Burial on Thursday at 9:30 a.m. Private family interment at Sanctuary Park Cemetery. The family would like to invite friends to a reception in the church hall after Mass. In lieu of flowers, donations to Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

Ward Funeral Homes & Memorial Book (Weston, Toronto, Ontario)

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Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Obituary - Christopher L Orlando (1956 - 2014)

Christopher L. Orlando ObituaryORLANDO, CHRISTOPHER L., age 57, of Clinton Township, passed away July 18, 2014.

He was a Past President of AAU, past Leader of the Roseville Wrestling Club and past coach of Junior Olympics.

Survived by mother, Faith Agby Allen; children, Sharon (Randy), Doug (Kelly); grandchildren, Travis and Kaitlynn; sisters, Sheryl and Jewel.

Visitation, Sunday 2-9 p.m. at Resurrection Funeral Home, 40800 Hayes Road, Clinton Township 48038. Instate Monday 9:30 a.m. followed by 10 a.m. Funeral Mass at Assumption Grotto Catholic Church, 13770 Gratiot Avenue, Detroit 48205.

Published in the Macomb Daily, Macomb County, Michigan (suburban Detroit, Michigan), 20th July 2014
  • The same obituary also appears at The Daily Tribune on 20th July 2014 with the same wording and photograph
  • From the Resurrection Funeral Home, Clinton MI, which has the same wording and photograph. This does give the full dates of birth and dates of death as August 20, 1956 - July 18, 2014.
Links accessed 13th Aug 2014

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Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Obituary - Domenica Orlando (1921 - 2014)

Orlando, Domenica (1921-2014)

Passed away at her home on Friday, April 25, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Albino. Loving mother to Mario (Jocelyn) and Frank (Judy). Cherished Nonna to Nathan, Ryan, Domenica (fiancé, Anthony), Taryn, Matthew and Luke.
She will also be dearly missed by her brother-in-law, Amadeo Orlando and sister-in-law and cousin, Barberina Orlando, as well as nieces Maria and Dina. She will fondly be remembered by family and friends including Dante & Egidia Amato, Vicky Orlando, Mary Elizabeth Orlando, and Vittoria & Joseph Martino. She was beloved Zia to her nieces and nephews in Italy including Francesco, Maria, Marcello, Antonietta, Alba and Aldo.

Friends will be received at the Ward Funeral Home, 4671 Hwy 7 (west of Pine Valley Dr.), Woodbridge, on Monday, April 28th from 2-4pm & 6-9 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Roch’s Parish, 2889 Islington Ave., Toronto on Tuesday, April 29th at 10 am. Interment to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery located at 8361 Yonge St., Thornhill.

Please visit our Book of Memories at www.wardfuneralhome.com.

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Friday, April 18, 2014

Obituary - Tony Orlando

Tony OrlandoTony Orlando
Peacefully at Credit Valley Hospital, on Wednesday, February 26, 2014, Tony Orlando, of Caledon East, in his 78th year, beloved husband of Mary Orlando.  Loving father of Pina and her husband Robert Montalbano, Joey and his wife Sabrina Orlando, Rita and her husband Shawn Williamson.  Cherished Nonno of Joshua and Vanessa, Anthony and Matteo, Kylie and Jessica.
The family will receive their friends at the Egan Funeral Home, 203  Queen Street S. (Hwy. 50), Bolton (905-857-2213) Friday afternoon and evening 2 – 9 o’clock.
Funeral Mass will be held in St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, 16066 The Gore Road, Caledon East, on Saturday morning, March 1, at 10 o’clock.  Followed by cremation.
If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to the Canadian Diabetes Association.
Condolences for the family may be offered at www.EganFuneralHome.com

Source of notification Egan Funeral Home
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Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Orlando News ~ January 2014 edition

Orlando News

The January edition of Orlando News can be downloaded from the link published HERE or via the page links at the top of this page.