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Orlando F. Busino

October 10, 1926 ~ January 11, 2022 (age 95)


Orlando F. Busino, 95, of Ridgefield, died peacefully on Tuesday, January 11, 2022. He was the loving husband of Ann (Darlington) Busino having just celebrated 70 years of marriage.

Mr. Busino was born on October 10, 1926 in Binghamton, NY; a son of the late Frank and Rose (Clementi) Busino.

A resident of Ridgefield since 1962; Mr. Busino was a retired Cartoonist and his work was published in newspapers and magazines including McCall’s and Boy’s Life. He was a member of the Cartoonist Society and a 3-time winner of the Gag Cartoonist of the Year Award and several other awards.

Mr. Busino was a faithful parishioner and Eucharistic Minister at St. Mary’s Church, Ridgefield.

He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Ann; and their children: Christopher Busino, Michele Busino Carrano, Andrea Busino Dolan and her husband, Jim, Robert Busino, and Frank Busino. In addition, Mr. Busino is survived by 2 grandchildren; Joseph Carrano and his partner, Audrey, and Danielle Stewart, and her partner, Tashia Jones as well as his great grandchildren, Gabrielle, Austin, Adrianna, Penelope, and Taylor and his great-great grandchild, Roman.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Busino was predeceased by a daughter, Linda Diane Busino Bryant.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at 10:00 AM at St. Mary’s Church; 55 Catoonah Street, Ridgefield. Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery; 110 North Street, Ridgefield.

There will be no calling hours.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the International Rescue Committee or to a charity of your choice. Kane Funeral Home, Ridgefield is in care of funeral arrangements.


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Funeral Mass
January 19, 2022

10:00 AM
St. Mary's Church, Ridgefield
55 Catoonah Street
Ridgefield, CT 06877

Interment following the funeral mass

St. Mary's Cemetery Ridgefield
110 North Street
Ridgefield, CT 06877


International Rescue Committee
PO Box 6068, Albert Lea MN 56007

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