Age: 92 Port Reading
Orlando Blanco, 92 of Port Reading, NJ, died Saturday, May 29, 2021 at the Center for Hope Hospice in Elizabeth.
Orlando was born in Santiago, Cuba, he came to Guttenberg in 1974, moving to Carteret in 1977 and later residing in Port Reading since 2015. He was employed by Tore Electrical in Dover as an Electrician for 30 years and retired in 2004. Orlando loved spending his days watching westerns and sports which he was an avid Yankee Fan. He loved shadow boxing with his grandson Jorgie. He was married for 60 years and spent his entire life by her side until being called to heaven in 2017.
He is preceded in death by his loving wife, Belkis (nee Campos) Blanco, father, Manuel Blanco, mother, Carmen (nee Fuentes) Blanco, sisters, Manola, Nena and brother, Pepe.
He is survived by his daughter, Lissette Martinez and her husband Jorge, son, Orlando R. Blanco. He is also survived by his grandsons, Austin J. Blanco and his wife Samantha, Jorge L. Martinez, III and brother in-law, Gustavo Campos and his wife Maricela.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made in the Memory of Orlando Blanco to Center for Hope Hospice 111 Dehart Place, Elizabeth, NJ 07202.
Burial will be private. Visiting is on Wednesday from 5:00 pm to 9:00pm.
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Center for Hope Hospice IN MEMORY OF ORLANDO BLANCO
111 Dehart Place, Elizabeth NJ 07202
IN MEMORY OF ORLANDO BLANCO