PORT ORANGE, FLA. – Philip T. Orlando Jr., 62, of Port Orange and Pittsburgh, Pa., died at his Port Orange home early Monday morning, March 5, 2012.
Mr. Orlando was born Nov. 15, 1949, in Youngstown, Ohio a son of Philip T. and Genevieve Ciufo Orlando and lived in Hubbard, Ohio before the family moved to Pittsburgh.
He was a graduate of North Hills High School and Allegheny County Community College and an Army Reserves veteran.
He worked at the A&P and other grocery stores in the Pittsburgh area and the U.S. Army Corps of engineers before his retirement and was an events bartender at the Harvard-Princeton-Yale Club in Pittsburgh and other clubs.
He was an avid motorcyclist, riding coast to coast several times, and rode in 48 of the 50 states, missing only Hawaii and Louisiana. He was a certified motorcycle safety instructor in Pennsylvania, Ohio and Florida. He was an honorary member of the Blue Knights and several other motorcycle groups. In Florida, he was active in the “Citizen Observer Program”
He leaves his loving companion, Patricia Kirby; a sister, Cheryl Ann Mangan; brother-in-law, Dennis B. of Warren, Ohio; and two nephews, Brendan Mangan and wife, Jordan of Watertown, Mass., and Jonathan Mangan of Cleveland, Ohio.
The family requests that people choosing to, make a memorial tribute contribution to the American Cancer Society, the American Heart Association or a charity of their choice.
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A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Arrangements entrusted to the Cardwell Funeral Home in Port Orange, Fla