Orlando G. Duran, age 82, beloved father, grandfather and brother was embraced by the Lord and taken to Eternal Life, Friday, August 23, 2019. He was born in Albuquerque, NM, was a member of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, and a member of the SNMN2MDMP #2 Society of New Mexico. He retired from the Albuquerque Fire Department, he was the owner of Duran Plumbing and Heating, and was a lifelong Musician.
Orlando was preceded in death by his loving wife of 45 years Margie B. Duran. He is survived by his children Deborah Solis and husband Ricardo, Martin Gallegos and wife Audrey, Cindy Gutierrez and husband Alfred, Helen Tafoya and husband John, George Lucero, Sandra Lucero, Dominique Velasquez and husband Jerry, Danielle Rogers and husband Travis, MaryEllen Garcia and husband Santos, Toni Ramirez and husband Maldo, Debbie Garcia and husband Ray, Mona Gonzales and husband Emmett, Georgia Duran; he was also blessed with 23 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; one brother Audrey Duran and wife Mary; and numerous nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends. Orlando will be greatly missed by his loving family and by those whose lives he touched.
A Rosary will be recited Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, 9502 4th Street NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114, followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 9:00 a.m. Interment will take place at San Carlos Cemetery.
Orlando's care is entrusted to: Daniel's Family Funeral Services, Alameda Mortuary, 9420 4th Street NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114. (505) 898-3160.
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