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Orlando Jorge

July 14, 1935 December 30, 2021
Orlando Jorge
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Obituary for Orlando Jorge

Orlando Jorge, 86, of Ludlow, passed away peacefully on December 30, 2021 surrounded by his loving family. Born in New Bedford, Ma., son of the late Joao and Maria (Goncalves) Jorge, he lived most of his life in Ludlow where he was a graduate and exceptional athlete of Ludlow High School also receiving the honor of being inducted in the LHS Hall of Fame. After high school, Orlando played professional and semi-professional soccer and basketball. He spent his career as a correctional officer for the Ct. State Prison from where he retired. He was an avid golfer and longtime member of Ludlow Country Club where he was former Club Champion. Orlando was the beloved husband of 24 years to Carol (Raffenetti) Jorge; a loving father to David Jorge and wife Rosemary, and Steven Beach and wife Beth; a cherished grandfather to Nicholas and Anthony; a dear brother to James Jorge and longtime companion Natalie Piecjeck; and also leaves many loving extended family members and dear friends. Walk through visiting hours for Orlando will be held on Friday, January 7th from 9:00-10:30am in Ludlow Funeral Home. Friends and family are then invited to attend a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 11:00am in Our Lady of Fatima Church. Burial will be held privately by the family and a public Celebration of Life will be held at a later date to be announced. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Orlando’s memory to The American Cancer Society (cancer.org)

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Visitation

Friday

7

Jan

9:00 AM 1/7/2022 9:00:00 AM - 10:30 AM 1/7/2022 10:30:00 AM
Ludlow Funeral Home

432 East St.
Ludlow, MA 01056

Ludlow Funeral Home
432 East St. Ludlow 01056 MA
United States

Funeral Liturgy

Friday

7

Jan

11:00 AM 1/7/2022 11:00:00 AM
Our Lady of Fatima Church

438 Winsor Street
Ludlow, MA 01056

Our Lady of Fatima Church
438 Winsor Street Ludlow 01056 MA
United States

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