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)

Obituary details sent to the Orlando One Name Study by a fellow Guild of ONS member.

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

Kindly sent to me by a fellow member of the Guild of One Name Studies