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John Louis Orrico

November 14, 1946 –
 April 1, 2022


    Murray M Nagel
    5 Apr 2022

    John, was a great friend of mine We spent many years together playing golf and just hanging out. I will miss my buddy. We talked all the the time. May he RIP I will not forget you. We will still talk about you specially on the golf course. We shared many laughs together my dear old friend .❤ love to all. So sorry you left us way to early.

    Linda Waldrop
    6 Apr 2022

    I may not have seen John in a long time but still have many fond memories. I was with Lois when they met. I met his son Johnny the day he was born. I live in Strongsville, OH and think about him every time I pass his condo before the family moved to Texas. My heart breaks for his family. I love all of you and can’t express how sorry I am for your loss.

    Debby Eastland
    6 Apr 2022

    I have many great memories of John as a friend/coworker. He was a pleasure even when he thought the glass was half empty and I would argue it was half full. He was always respectful and helpful. I know he will be missed. My prayers go out to Lois and the family. I have made a donation today toward the research for SARC.

    Sam Orrico
    7 Apr 2022

    John was my cousin. We reconnected when I visited Dallas on business about 15 years ago. I will miss our frequent phone conversations. John was one of the good guys. He had contacted me two days before he passed away. I was shocked to hear the news. RIP cuz, I will see you again some day.

    Elaine (Horun) Gaughan
    7 Apr 2022

    Dear Lois and children, you are in my thoughts and prayers as you grieve the loss of your beloved husband and father. While I never met John, I knew that he had to be an extra-special guy for Lois to commit her life to him in marriage. Sending love and prayers across the miles, Lois. Your friend of too many years to count, Elaine (Horun) Gaughan

    Lynne Rossow
    14 Apr 2022

    Lois, I was so shocked and saddened to read about John’s passing. I enjoyed knowing him working for him at the Apparel Mart. He was a Great Man and he loved You and your children with all of his heart. May He RIP

    Jessie Dalal
    20 Apr 2022

    It was a shock to hear about John’s passing. We may not have seen each other for a long time but we still remember the 8 years we spent together as neighbors.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your children. May he Rest In Peace.
    Fred and Jessie and family

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