Sammy R. Orlando, Member HPROA. passed away on
Thursday, December 26, 2013. He joined the department on November 27,
1978, and retired on January 1, 2003. During his career, he served in
the Park Patrol and the Special Operations Division. He is survived by
his wife Mildred and Sons Tony, Michael, Stephen and Paul. He was
preceded in death by his Uncle, Retired Robbery Detective John J.
Orlando, Aunt, Retired Police Dispatcher Ruth Orlando, and Cousin,
Retired Senior Officer Samuel W. Orlando. He is survived by his cousins
Retired Senior Officer Michael J. Orlando, Former Officer Stephen J
Orlando, and Retired Senior Officer Joan M. Orlando.
The body is entrusted with South Park Funeral Home, 1310 North Main, Pearland, Texas 77581, telephone number (281) 485-2711. Visitation for family and friends will be held at the funeral home on Sunday, December 29, 2013, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Funeral services will be held at South Park Funeral Home on Monday, December 30, 2013, at 10:00 a.m.
Burial will follow at Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery, 6900 Lawndale, Houston, Texas.