DORADO A Mass in celebration for the life of Gregorio Mercurio Dorado, 81, will be held 2PM Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at St. Catherine Catholic Church, 1649 Kingsley Avenue , Orange Park, FL with Father Rafael Lavilla officiating. Interment will follow in Jacksonville Memory Gardens Cemetery. Gregorio was born on January 15, 1932 in Manila, Philippines. He went home to be with the Lord on January 12, 2014 while on vacation in the Philippines. Gregorio served his country proudly in the United States Navy
during the Vietnam War
and retired after 23 years of decorated service. He went on to make a career with Federal Service and retired after 15 years of devoted service. Gregorio was predeceased by his daughter, Julinda Dorado. He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Justina Bartolome Dorado; two daughters, Grace Dorado-Foster and Mary Christine Dorado; three granddaughters, Justina Foster, Emily Mojica and Ashley Mojica; several siblings, and many other loving family members and friends. The family will receive friends on Monday and Tuesday evening February 3rd&4th from 5PM-7PM at JACKSONVILLE MEMORY GARDENS FUNERAL HOME, 111 Blanding Blvd., Orange Park, FL.