MASON Prayers will be held on Saturday at 9 a.m. at the Higgins-Reardon Funeral Homes, Poland Chapel, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. at the Holy Family Church for Pat Orlando, 78, formerly of Poland, who passed away Tuesday morning at West Chester Hospital in West Chester.
Pat was born July 17, 1934, in Youngstown, the son of the late Nick and Lucy (Appligese) Orlando.
Pat graduated from East High School in 1952. He was employed by LTV, formerly Youngstown Sheet & Tube. Pat served in the U.S. Army for four years and was stationed in Germany for 18 months.
He was a member of the Holy Family Church for 40 years and more recently St. Susanna Church in Mason.
Pat is survived by his wife, the former Barbara Tokash, whom he married Oct. 10, 1959; his daughter, Karen (Scot) Armstrong of Medina; and his son, Dr. Marc (Beth) Orlando of Mason. Pat was a loving and devoted grandfather to Andrew, Katie, Kelly, Josh, Morgan, Jake, Jaxon, and Margot. One of six children, he is survived by brothers Mike of California and John (Minnie) of Boardman and his sisters, Mary Antal and Rose Tufaro, both of Austintown.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Sam.
Family and friends may call on Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Burial will take place at Poland Riverside Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Alzheimers Research.
“Prayer and condolences for Barb, Marc, Karen and family. Pat was a great guy, loved children, was generous and kind and will be missed greatly. ”
» Armstrong Family on December 13, 2012
“Karen,Scot,Andrew,Katie& Kelly, We are so sorry for your loss. Please know we are lifting you all in prayer.God Speed to your dad,Karen.Please let us know of we.can do,anything! Love to you all, The Cory Family.”
» Erin Cory on December 13, 2012
“May God's peace be with you this weekend. ”
» The Griffor Family on December 13, 2012
“We send our love and prayers to Mrs. Orlando, Karen and family and Marc and family. I have great memories of Mr. Orlando and will always cherish the time spent with your wonderful family. Our thoughts are with all of you.”
» Trena (Bayowski) Slovenski and family on December 13, 2012
Bendemeer Dr. neighbors
“Barb and family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you. We have fond memories of Pat resting on the sunporch recliner after work, and now God will let him rest in peace and quiet forever. Pat was a good man and just an all around good person. Thank God he touched our lives. Marge Johnson and Resa Goldenstein families”
» Marge Johnson on December 13, 2012
“Pat was a lovely man. Our deepest sympathies to the Orlando family. From Atlanta GA, Lynda and Mike Maschek”
» Lynda and Mike Maschek on December 14, 2012
“Sincere condolences to Karen, Scot, Andrew, Katie, Kelly and all of Mr. Orlando's family.”
» Mike Frandsen on December 18, 2012
Judy and sam rossi and family
“TO AUNT BARB, MARC BETH AND CHILDREN, KAREN, SCOTT, AND CHILDREN , UNCLE PAT WAS A GREAT family MAN, GREAT FIX IT MAN AND GREAT FATHER AND HUSBAND. I WILL NEVER FORGET ALL THE GREAT MEMORIES GROWING UP AND SPENDING TIME WITH YOUR FAMILY, WE WATCHED HIM DO MANY THINGS LIKE HELPING MY DAD INSTALL A BATHROOM, PLANT OUR YARD IN OUR NEW HOME, GO APPLE PICKING, BOWL, AND MOSTLY THE CHRISTMAS AT GRANDMAS. I AM GRATEFUL FOR THE VISITS HE MADE TO MY HOME IN BOARDMAN WHILE MY CHILDREN WERE GROWING UP. ALSO, I WILL CHERISH MY LAST VISIT WITH HIM AT HIS CONDO IN VENUS, FLORIDA. THANKS UNCLE PAT FOR ALWAYS BEING THERE FOR US! LOVE, JUDY, SAM AND FAMILY”
» niece on December 29, 2012