Sammy R. Orlando , 71, went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on the morning of December 26, 2013. Sammy was born in Houston, TX on October 27, 1942, graduated from St. Pius X High School in 1961, and retired after nearly 25 years as a HPD Senior Officer. Sammy was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He is preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Helen Orlando, and his sister, Judy Orlando. He is survived by his loving and caring wife, Mildred, and sons, Anthony, Steven, Michael and his wife Sara, Paul and his wife Stephanie; Grandchildren Luke, Jake, Beau, Zach, Sadie, Grace, Hayley, and Jordan Orlando; Sister Anthanette and her husband Darrell Fowler, Sister Paulette and her husband Nick Sacco, Brother David Orlando and his wife Tonya. Sammy is also survived by numerous loving nieces and nephews. A special thank you to three very special angels; Bev, Lu and Carolyn. The family will receive visitors Sunday, December 29, 2013, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at SouthPark Funeral Home. A service of remembrance will be held Monday, December 30, 2013, at 10 a.m. in the chapel of SouthPark. Interment to follow at Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.southparkfunerals.com.
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Published in Houston Chronicle on Dec. 28, 2013
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