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Theresa Orlando, 87, White Plains Resident

Theresa Orlando
Theresa Orlando Photo Credit: Contributed

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – Theresa Orlando, of White Plains, died Friday, Feb. 26. She was 87.

She was born in Bridgeport, Conn., to Christina (Sannino) and Peter Rousso. 

For over 50 years, she worked as a legal secretary with the Law Firm of Smith, Ranscht, Connors, Nordell and Mutino. She was involved with the Fulton Park Civic Association for many years. In her later years, she was a member of the Sacred Heart Leisure Club. 

She is survived by her sons Peter Orlando of Thornwood, and Nicholas Orlando Jr. of Wallkill; and three grandchildren, Christopher, Brittany and Gina Orlando.

She was predeceased by her her husband Nicholas Orlando; her brother, George Rousso; and sisters Florence D'Elia and Roselyn Salvio.

Visiting hours are Wednesday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at McMahon, Lyon & Hartnett Funeral Home Inc., 491 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains. A funeral mass will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Church, 148 Hamilton Ave., White Plains. Interment will take place at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

In honor of her being 40 years cancer free after surviving breast cancer, in lieu of flowers, donations to the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure Foundation are appreciated. 

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