6, 1932 to April 11, 2018
Fernando "Andy" Orlando
beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather died
at his home in Reno, NV on April 11, 2018 at the age of 85.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Judy Orlando, and his
four children; daughter Kathryn Orlando, daughter Sharon Boilesen
and husband Doug, son Bruce Orlando and wife Claudia, and son
Brian Orlando and wife Trisha. Andy is also survived by his
brother Joe, his eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
He is proceeded in death by his parents Michael and Serefina
Orlando and brothers Tony, Emilio (Ace) and Fred.
Andy was born in
Dos Palos, CA on December 6, 1932. He graduated from Dos Palos
High School in 1950 and served in the United States Air Force
from 1952-1956. He attended San Jose City College on GI bill
where he was a quarterback on the football team. He married
Judy in 1957 and they raised their family in California living
in San Jose and Pleasanton and then as empty nesters living
in Grass Valley, Sacramento, Lake Tahoe, Hawaii, and Reno. Andy
worked for Carnation Co. and later was a successful businessman
with his own ice cream distribution business in the San Jose
and Sacramento areas.
Andy was an avid
golfer, loved to watch his San Francisco Giants and 49ers and
to read his morning Chronicle and Herb Caen. He loved
traveling with his wife and especially enjoyed making Puerto
Vallarta an annual winter destination for over 40 years.
A memorial service
will be held on May 4, 2018 at San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery
in Santa Nella, California to celebrate Andy's life.
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