Orlando "Lon" J. Intelisano of Rotterdam, went to heaven in the arms of the Lord on May 31, 2013, with his loving family by his side.
Lon was born on April 23, 1927, in Brooklyn, N.Y., the son of the late Carmelo Intelisano (father) and Guissipina Intelisano (mother).
He is survived by his wife, Ruth G. Intelisano; daughter, Shirley J. Scholz; Mary Proietti and Rose DiGiacomo (sisters), both of Gloversville, N.Y.; Vincent Intelisano (brother) of Uxbridge, Mass.; several nieces and nephews; special niece, Rita Franko and family; son-in-law, Louis A. Fasolino of Rotterdam, N.Y.; also five grandchildren, Kimberley A. Larned (Tim), Katherine L. Ramage, Josef M. Fasolino (Kristen) of Rotterdam, N.Y., Louis P. Fasolino (Ali) of Galway, N.Y. and Robert Scholz (Kassie) of Slingerlands, N.Y.; and 13 great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by daughter, Chrystene A. Fasolino; Frank, Silvestro, Carmello, brothers; and Helen Vermillion (sister).
Lon was a graduate of the Johnstown High School, class of 1945. He served in World War II and Korean War with the U.S. Army as a medical technician and was honorably discharged in 1952, as staff sergeant.
Lon was employed by Lee Dye for many years. His brother, Carmelo and Lon started the Sano Stone Company. Years later Lon joined the local union for electricians where he worked at West Milton until he retired.
Lon enjoyed his Indian motorcycle-sport cars and his boats on Sacandaga Lake. Lon and his wife, Ruth, enjoyed many years in Florida as snowbirds. His favorite motto was "A place for everything and everything in its place."
The family would like to acknowledge the Avenue A Nursing Home for their professional and the special people who cared for him throughout the time my father was a resident there.
At Lon's request he has aked to be cremated and interment will be at Esperance Cemetery, Esperance, N.Y.
Calling hours will be Wednesday evening from 5 to 7 p.m. at the DeLegge Funeral Home, 1346 Chrisler Avenue, Schenectady, NY.
In lieu of flowers and cards, the family requests contributions to be made in his name to a charity of one's choice.