Matthew Orlando

Obituary of Matthew J. Orlando

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Matthew J. Orlando, 89, of Rome, NY, and formerly of Newark, NJ, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 7, 2023, at Rome Health Residential Healthcare Facility.  He was born in Newark, NJ, on May 15, 1933, son of the late Matteo and Lucy Lombardo Orlando.  Matthew served honorably with the U.S. Air Force as an air defense surveillance operator from 1952-1956.  On Feb 21, 1954, he married Teresa Ferrante. They were married for 66 years prior to her passing in 2020. Matthew worked for several companies throughout his career, finally retiring from BASF after 25 years. Matthew always had a joke (or many) to make people laugh.  He enjoyed going to the casinos, bowling and was a loyal Yankees fan for 80 years. Hey Pop, we’ll “See Ya!”

Matthew is survived by his children, Lucille Radwanski (Joseph), Matteo Orlando (Patricia), Theresa Orlando (Joe Gallo), Patsy John Orlando (Marlene), and John Orlando (Elaine) 9 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.

A Mass will be held at a later date at St. John the Baptist Church, 210 E. Dominick St., Rome, NY, with full Military Honors.   

Arrangements are by the Nicholas J. Bush Funeral Home, Inc., 7751 Merrick Rd., Rome, NY.

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A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. John the Baptist Church on a later date.
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