Angelina Orlando

April 17, 1927 - May 19, 2021

Angelina Orlando, 94 of Lumberton, Texas, died Wednesday, May 19, 2021, at Harbor Hospice, Beaumont. She was born on April 17, 1927, to Annette Brocato and Sam Tumminello in Beaumont, Texas. Angelina was a 1944 graduate of Beaumont High School. She was a homemaker. Angelina spent countless hours in her kitchen baking her famous Italian cookies for friends and family. She was often called the “Cookie Lady”. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Beaumont for 87 years. After moving to Lumberton, she became a member of Infant Jesus Catholic Church. Angelina had a great passion for working on St. Joseph Altars, spending many hours cooking, baking, and helping at many home and Church Altars. Angelina attended weekly gatherings at St. Jude Catholic Church playing dominoes and card games. She enjoyed her children and grandchildren gathering at her home on Sunday for her famous spaghetti and meatball lunch.

Survivors include her daughters, Catherine and Boyce Barnes of Lumberton, Lu Ann Orlando Dupree of Lumberton, and son, Matthew D. Orlando and fiancée, Cindy McNaughten, of Newton; grandchildren, Ann and Krista Barnes, Angela and Ruben Rodriguez, Glenn, Jr. and Emily Dupree, Christopher Dupree and girlfriend, Amanda Ford, Joshua Orlando and girlfriend, Mallory White, Matthew A. and Tiffany Orlando, Katie Orlando and fiancé, James Schexnider; great- grandchildren, Nicholas and Ashlynn Moore, Caleb Moore, Dominic Rodriguez, Iris Dupree, Ella Dupree, Elliott Dupree, Cage Dupree, Ethan Orlando, Cheyenne Orlando, Hunter Orlando, Chase Orlando, Remington Orlando, Ryder Orlando, and Tanner Hernandez; and great-great-grandchildren, Sebastian Moore and Baby Boy Moore due in August.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband of 51 years, Louis Matthew Orlando; sisters, and brothers-in-law, Concetta and Sam Parigi, Josephine and Anthony Danna, Mary and Michael Blanda; brothers and sisters-in-law, Charlie and Evelyn Tumminello and Dominick and Pat Tumminello; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A gathering of Mrs. Orlando’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., with a Rosary recited at 6:00 p.m., Sunday, May 23, 2021, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Monday, May 24, 2021, at Infant Jesus Catholic Church, 243 South LHS Drive, Lumberton. Her interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Beaumont.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Angelina to Infant Jesus Catholic Church, P.O. Box 8180, Lumberton, Texas 77657.

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Carol Ann Citrano Chirafis

Mrs. Orlando was such a sweet lady . Many memories of years of picking up her delicious cookies that we have missed the last few years..Great memories of having our eighth grade dance with my parents and the Orlando’s!. Missed seeing her the last few years , but have thought about her many times... thanks for the good memories. Carol Ann

Bonnie Backer

Aunt Lena was one of the most generous of people. She and her sister Mary (my mom) being close in age, were always personally close also. We loved Aunt Lena. May she rest in peace.

Rosemary Brown

Angelina Orlando one of my sweet Aunts always smiling and cheerful . To my cousins I’m sorry I can’t be there for service but know you are all in my prayers for comfort and peace only God can give I loved your sweet Moma and I love each of you God bless

Diane Zambardino

Michael always talked about how good she cooked, as a young man, he would hunt ducks, she would cook it, he fished- brought her some, she cooked it for him, & he loved her fig cookies, I got her recipe for the fig cookies so I could make them for him. She was a very sweet lady❤️

Leigh Jordan

I'm so sorry to her of Aunt Lena's death. She and Uncle Louis were precious. Now they are together. God bless the family. My prayers and love always, Leigh


Cathy, Im so sorry to hear about your sweet little mother. What a great little Italian lady for you to follow in her footsteps!