Orlando Fernandez Calo, VHS graduation photo, NYC ca. 1944
FERNANDEZ, Orlando John,
age 89 of Spring Hill, Florida died Friday, July 7, 2017 at HPH Hospice
Care Center. He was born in New York City and moved to Spring Hill 16
years ago from Queens, New York. He retired from the New York
Transit Authority and was a U.S. Navy Veteran. Survivors include his beloved wife, Luddy; daughter & son-in-law: Ellen &
Thomas Sacco of Tampa, Florida; sons & daughter-in-law: and Orlando Jr. & Shelley Fernandez
of Newport News, Virginia; Jay
Fernandez of Spring Hill, Florida; his brother & sister-in-law: Ray &
Teresa Fernandez of Woodstock, New York; sister: Rachel Jimenez of
Tampa, Florida; grandson and great-grandchildren: John Fernandez,
Jr., John III, Skilynn, Jaelyne & Remy Fernandez. He was preceded
in death by his parents, Raymond & Angelina Fernandez, son, John
Fernandez, brother, Ralph Fernandez and sisters, Violet Fernandez, Silvia Fernandez, Vivian Torres and
Carmen Gloria (Dolly) Fuenmayor.
Visitation for friends will be 10 – 11am, Friday, July 14, 2017 at the Merritt Funeral Home, Spring Hill Chapel, where funeral services will begin at 11:00am. Military honors will follow at the Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Florida.