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Robert “Bobby” Orlando
July 18-1949-March 7, 2019

  Surrounded by his loving family Robert “Bobby” Orlando, 69, entered into rest on March 7, 2019 in Ripon, CA. He was born on July 18, 1949 in Stockton, CA. Bobby is preceded in death by his father James Paul Orlando and his brother James Orlando.

   Mr. Orlando is survived by beloved family, mother Marian Orlando, wife of 25 years Brenda Orlando, children, Shelly Walker, Robbie Orlando, Justin Johnston and Ryann Smith. He was blessed with 12 grandsons and one great-grand daughter. In addition, Bobby is survived by his siblings, Beverly Eavenson, Marilyn Lee and Renee Woolf.

   Bobby was a lifetime resident of both Manteca and Ripon and graduated from Manteca High School in 1967. He was a member of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church of Manteca. Bobby retired after 50 years as a salesman in the commercial plumbing industry, working for Buffington and Kliman Sales. An avid outdoorsmen, Bobby enjoyed hunting, fishing, car racing and horseracing. He was one of a kind man, he loved to look nice and enjoyed spending an afternoon shopping. Socializing was Bobby’s number one attribute; he never met a stranger and was a father figure to many. Above all, Bobby loved his family.  He was his grandsons’ biggest fan and absolutely loved supporting them in all of their sporting adventures. Bobby will be remembered as a well-respected man who was loved by all. He will be deeply missed. 

   P.L. Fry & Son is honored to be serving the Orlando family. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. followed by a rosary/vigil service at 6:00 p.m. held at P.L. Fry & Son Chapel, 290 N. Union Rd., Manteca, CA.      Mass will be on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. held at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, 505 E. North St.,  Manteca, CA. An online tribute is available for condolences to the family at        

Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin

Saturday, March 9, 2019