YOUNGSTOWN – Felix Orlando, 83, passed away on Wednesday, April 28, 2010, at his residence.
He was born March 2, 1927, in Youngstown, Ohio the son of the late Luciano Orlando, and the late Merceda (Vechiarelli) Orlando.
He was the husband of Dolores (Leone) Orlando, whom he married on May 21, 1966.
The family includes his wife, Dolores; his son, Philip (Lesley) Orlando of Liberty Township, Ohio; his daughter, Marcy Orlando of Liberty Twp.; his brothers, John (Edith) Orlando of Liberty, Anthony (Lisa) Orlando of Boardman and Charles (Ruth) Orlando of Campbell, Ohio; a sister, Carmel Delliquadri of Austintown, Ohio; a grandson, Sam Orlando; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Sam Orlando.
He was a member of St. Edwards Church, a World War II veteran, serving in the U.S. Army, where he was a longshoreman. He served with the 877th Stevedore Company in the Aleutian Islands, where he worked on docks in ports.
He worked at General Fireproofing as a laborer and then worked as a locomotive engineer for the B&O/CSX, where he worked for over 30 years, retiring in 1993.
He was a member of John J. Buckley Post 1292. While at G.F., he played inter department softball. He enjoyed bowling, watching sports events and was an avid horse racing fan. He enjoyed spending time with his grandson, Sam.
Calling hours will be at St, Edwards, 240 Tod Lane, Youngstown, OH 44504 on May, 1, from 10 to noon. His service will follow at St. Edwards Church at noon.
Arrangements are being handled by the Fabrizio Funeral Home.