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Louis Dell'Orfano

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Louis A. Dell'Orfano
July 24, 1942 - June 16, 2017
Louis A. Dell'Orfano, 74, passed away Friday, June 16, 2017 at the Hershey Medical Center. He was the loving husband of Lorraine K. (Harlacher) Dell'Orfano and they would have celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on July 15th.
Mr. Dell'Orfano was born in Boston, MA on July 24, 1942, son of the late Oreste L. and Annette M. (DeLuca) Dell'Orfano.
He was a graduate of the English High School of Boston and attended the Northeastern University of Boston, receiving his Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting. He served his country honorably in the U.S. Army including a tour in Vietnam, serving in the Army Reserves and National Guard, teaching Command and General Staff Classes, completing an active duty tour for 6 years at Fort Indiantown Gap, and retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel. During his Army career, he obtained his Masters Degree in Military Science.  
Louis was employed by Precision Components and retired after 30 years of service.
He was a member of Faith United Church of Christ, York. Louis held various leadership roles in multiple community organizations. Additional memberships include the West York VFW, Motor Menders, Train Collectors Assoc., and the Blue/Gray Chapter of the Oldsmobile Car Club of America.  Louis was a long time fan of the Oldsmobile especially, model 442. He dragged raced Oldsmobiles since age 16.
In addition to his wife, survivors include three children, Troy L. Dell'Orfano of York,  Bettina L. Noel and her husband, James of York and Nicholas L. Dell'Orfano of Clearwater, FL.; four grandchildren, Jenna and Matthew Dell'Orfano and Alexis and Carissa Noel; and a late sister, Bettina Ciacci.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at Faith United Church of Christ, 509 Pacific Ave., York. Officiating will be his pastor, the Rev. Ron Oelrich.  There will be a visitation at the church from 10 to 11 a.m. Full military honors will be presented by the York County Veterans Honor Guard at approximately 11:45 a.m. at the church. Final resting place will be scheduled at a later date in Fort Indiantown Gap National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Faith United Church of Christ, 509 Pacific Ave., York, PA 17404 or to the York S.P.C.A., 3159 Susquehanna Trail North, York, PA 17406.
Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on June 19, 2017
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