Orlando Herrera, 77, a resident of Cape Coral, FL since 2011, formerly of Mt. Vernon, NY, passed away Tuesday, May 21, 2019 in Cape Coral. He was born October 12, 1941 in Barranquilla, Colombia to Ubaldino and Carmen Campos Herrera, now deceased.
Orlando was of the Catholic faith. He was known for being the “life of the party” “el bailarin” (the dancer). His spiritual and caring ways, positive outlook, wisdom and warm smile always gave great comfort to those that knew him. He was adored and will be missed immensely by his family and friends.
He is survived by his beloved wife of over 41 years, Felina Contreras Herrera of Cape Coral; daughters, Mercedez Herrera Ruiz of Colombia and Brenda De Pasquale-Gerson along with his son-in-law Daniel Gerson of Cape Coral; grandchildren Albin de Jesus Diaz Herrera and Carlos Andres Diaz Herrera and Jennifer DePasquale as well as a great grandson, Emmanuel David Diaz de la Torre and Siblings Norma and Benjamin Herrera.
Private family services will be held.
Memorial Contributions in memory of Orlando Herrera are suggested to the family.
Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.