Dennis Pup Orlando

August 7, 1953 ~ April 17, 2020 (age 66)


Dennis “Pup” Orlando was born on August 7th, 1953 to Sueann Ripple Orlando and Thomas A. Orlando in Terre Haute. He attended Wiley High School.

            Dennis worked as a private contractor. He helped to build homes for his family and others. He was employed by Westminster Village in maintenance. Later, he worked alongside his father Tom in lawn service.

            Dennis “Pup” was an outdoorsman. He lived to hunt and fish on the Wabash River levy near Prairieton. He enjoyed camping and searching wooded areas for mushrooms every springtime. Pup’s hobbies were reading, gardening, canning pickles and tomatoes, woodworking, and crafting.

            He was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, and brother Keith Orlando. He is survived by his daughters Suzi Wood and Angela (Stan) Frank, sisters Rhonda (Doug) Hayes and Lesia (Ben) Kulp, several nephews and nieces, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

A celebration of life will be held at Dennis’s home on Saturday, August 8th, 2020 at 2pm. Greiner Funeral Home, 2005 North 13th Street, Terre Haute, Indiana, 47804 was entrusted with care and arrangements. Online condolences can be made at

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