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Michael N. Orlando

December 24, 1928 - May 15, 2017

Obituary


Michael N. Orlando, 88, of Sparta, NJ passed away on May 15, 2017. Michael was born in Woonsocket, Rhode Island to Saverio & Maria (DeVita) Orlando, both of his parents are from Manfredonia, Italy. Michael lived in Woonsocket, RI until moving to Sparta in 1966. He was a US Army Veteran serving in Japan in WWll and later recalled for the Korean War. He owned and operated Orlando's Market and Pizzeria in Woonsocket and also served as Director of Welfare. A graduate of Providence College, Michael worked at the Tupperware Company and then moved to...

Michael N. Orlando, 88, of Sparta, NJ passed away on May 15, 2017. Michael was born in Woonsocket, Rhode Island to Saverio & Maria (DeVita) Orlando, both of his parents are from Manfredonia, Italy. Michael lived in Woonsocket, RI until moving to Sparta in 1966. He was a US Army Veteran serving in Japan in WWll and later recalled for the Korean War. He owned and operated Orlando's Market and Pizzeria in Woonsocket and also served as Director of Welfare. A graduate of Providence College, Michael worked at the Tupperware Company and then moved to New Jersey and started working for Risdon Manufacturing of Connecticut, as Vice President of Sales and Marketing, retiring in 1993 after 20 years. Mike was an avid runner and cook but most of all he loved his family and gatherings around the table. He is predeceased by his beloved wife Gloria Morin Orlando and his cherished daughter Michele "Mickey" Orlando Smith. Michael is survived by his devoted children: Michael Orlando and his wife Lee of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; Robbie Orlando of Stanhope, NJ; Jim Orlando and Karen Dooney of Independence, NJ; TJ Orlando and his wife Janet of Stillwater, NJ and David Orlando and his wife Jeannette of East Stroudsburg, PA; beloved grandfather of Christopher and Joel Orlando, Tiffany Ewing, Kimberly Muller, Joseph and Megan, Jennifer, and Robert Orlando, Rachael Orlando Lazard, Gina and Greg Orlando, Luke, Peter, Beth, Esther, and Stephen Orlando. Michael is also survived by his loving great grandchildren: Kaelin ,John, and Grayson Orlando, Dylan Wood, Jade Lazard, Sabrina, Gianna and Scarlett Ewing, Lily, Katie and Will Muller. Friends may call Friday, May 19, 2017 from 4-7pm at the Goble Funeral Home, 22 Main St, Sparta, NJ 07871. A funeral service will be held at 10am Saturday at the funeral home. Entombment will follow privately.