Monday, February 29, 2016

Passing of Theresa Orlando of Fulton Park

It is with deep sadness that we inform you of the passing of our friend and neighbor, Theresa Orlando of Fulton Park. 
The obituary is below:

Theresa Orlando, 87, of White Plains, passed away Friday February 26, 2016. She was born August 10, 1928 in Bridgeport, Ct to Christina (Sannino) and Peter Rousso. On April 12, 1953 Theresa married the late Nicholas Orlando at the First
Methodist Church in Bridgeport, Ct. For over 50 years Theresa worked as a legal secretary with the Law Firm of Smith, Ranscht, Connors, Nordell and Mutino.

Theresa graduated from Central High School, having completed the Secretarial Curriculum in June 1946. She was a loving wife and mother devoted to raising her family. She was involved with the Fulton Park Civic Association for many years. In her later years she was a member of the Sacred Heart Leisure Club. She also enjoyed her many outings with her friends and their weekly gatherings to play Canasta.

Theresa is survived by her sons Peter Orlando of Thornwood, NY and Nicholas Orlando Jr. of Wallkill, NY and three grandchildren Christopher, Brittany and Gina Orlando. She was predeceased by her brother George Rousso and sisters Florence D'Elia and Roselyn Salvio.

In honor of her being 40 years cancer free after surviving breast cancer, in lieu of flowers please send donations to Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure Foundation.

Visiting hours are Wednesday 2-4 & 7-9pm. Funeral Mass will be Thursday 10am at St. John the Evangelist Church. Interment Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

McMahon, Lyon & Hartnett
491 Mamaroneck Ave.
White Plains, NY 10605
(914) 949-7777 - See more at:

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