Rev. Msgr. Caesar G. Orrico
ORRICO - Rev. Msgr. Caesar G., Pastor Emeritus of Church of the Assumption, Emerson, NJ on Saturday, August 2, 2003. Beloved son of the late Carl & Lucia Orrico. Loving uncle of Robert Holland, Lucy De Carolis, Judy Jones and Sr. Patricia Jelly, O.P. Also survived by many grand nieces and nephews. Msgr. Orrico will lie in state at Church of the Assumption, Emerson, NJ on Tuesday from 3-8 PM and on Wednesday from 3-7:30 PM. Vigil Mass will be celebrated by Most Rev. Charles J. McDonnell, D.D. on Wednesday at 7:30 PM. Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated by Most Rev. Arthur J. Serratelli, S.T.D., S.S.L., D.D. on Thursday at 10 AM. Interment, Church of the Assumption. The family respectfully requests no flowers; memorial gifts in Msgr. Orrico's memory be made to Church of the Assumption, 29 Jefferson Avenue, Emerson, NJ 07630. Arrangements, Becker Funeral Home, Westwood, NJ.
Published by The Record/Herald News on Aug. 4, 2003.
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I grew up in Emerson and attended Assumption School from the late 1970s to the late 1980s. I still remember Monsignor Orrico's visits to our classrooms. He always brought a smile to our faces. He was a wonderful priest, and will be missed. God bless him.
Ann Forsberg (nee Steinhofer)
August 6, 2003
My family and I knew Father Orrico from the first week of our move to Emerson in 1954. I was one of his altar boys many times, and my family always had a very close and special relationship with him through the decades. I remember him very well, especially the day he dragged himself out to the altar for my mother's funeral, right after his heart bypass. I regret very much that I had not dropped to see him this last year. I had been intending to stop in to ask his advice, and somehow the time slipped away. He was a fine priest, and will be missed.

Yours in Christ,
Tim Rice
Timothy Rice
August 4, 2003
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