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Orlando G. "Dolly" Fiorini
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Obituary for Orlando G. "Dolly" Fiorini

A Memorial Service will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Monday, October 17, 2016, at Rupp Funeral Home & Cremation Service Chapel in Chisholm with Fr. Nick Nelson of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church officiating. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Monday. Inurnment will follow in Chisholm Cemetery.

Orlando G. “Dolly” Fiorini, 92, of Chisholm, died Thursday, October 13, 2016. He was born August 31, 1924, in Chisholm to Silvio and Ersilia (Ghilardi) Fiorini.

Orlando was united in marriage on July 5, 1947, at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Hibbing to Clara B. Orlando. He worked in operations and training at Eveleth Taconite. Orlando was a WWII Navy veteran and a member of the Knights of Columbus Chisholm Council #3539 and the former VFW of Hibbing. He loved hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, traveling in the family’s motor home, and attending polka fests. In his later years, Orlando enjoyed working on his computer and creating picture memory CDs for family and friends. He was a very generous, giving person that will be sadly missed by his family and friends.

Survivors include his children, Bob (Deb) Fiorini and Carol (Ty) Tomasetti both of Chisholm; grandchildren, Gina (Luke Grundman) Fiorini and Leah (Craig Janezich) Tomasetti; great-grandson, Lincoln Fiorini Grundman; sisters-in-law, Betty Fiorini and Charlotte Orlando; and numerous nephews and nieces. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Clara, who died in 2013; three brothers, Peter Taramelli, Eric Fiorini, and Herman “Mondo” Fiorini; and six sisters, Righetta Rolle, Angeline Cicchi, Charlotte Gentile, Edna La Vigne, Rita Ylatupa, and Margaret Grafing.

The Fiorini family would like to thank Dr. Copeman, Jackie Schuster, and the rest of the staff at Fairview Range Hospice and Healthcare for the kindness and compassion they showed to Orlando.


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Visitation

Monday

17

Oct

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Rupp Funeral Home & Cremation Service Chapel

205 NW First Street
Chisholm, MN 55719

Memorial Service

Monday

17

Oct

12:00 PM
Rupp Funeral Home & Cremation Service Chapel

205 NW First Street
Chisholm, MN 55719

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