Theresa Agnes Orlando, 83, of 25 Gilbert Street, Ridgefield, wife of the late Frank G. Orlando, died on June 7, 2009 at Danbury Hospital.

Mrs. Orlando was born in Brooklyn, NY, August 26, 1925, daughter of Andrew and Elmarinda (Adanolfi) Pappacoda.  She attended New York schools and was a homemaker.

A resident of Ridgefield for the past 10 years coming from Staten Island, NY, she was a member of the OWLS, Founders Hall and of St. Mary's Parish.

She is survived by three sons, Frank Orlando of Sherborn, MA, Jim Orlando of Brooklyn, NY and Robert Orlando of Ridgefield; a sister, Esther Russo of Brooklyn, NY, four grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, June 11th at 10:45am in Our Lady of Guadalupe Roman Catholic Church, 72-01 15th Ave., Brooklyn, NY.

Burial will take place in Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn.

Friends will be received in the Andrew Torregrossa & Sons Funeral Home, 1305 79th St., Brooklyn, NY on Wednesday (today) from 2pm to 5pm and 7pm to 10pm.

Donations can be made to the American Heart Association, or to the Ridgefield Meals on Wheels, 25 Gilbert St., Ridgefield, CT  06877.


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