Allen Stephen Orazio ,76, died June 5, 2014 after a valiant battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born in Ayer, Massachusetts on August 20, 1937 to Veronica (Molotiuk) and Peter Orazio. Allen was married to the love of his life, Judith (McCann) Orazio, for 55 years. He is survived by his three children, all of Massachusetts: Allen, Jr. and his wife Wendy, Diane Marranzini and her husband David, and Pamela Reeves and her husband Brian. He also leaves ten grandchildren: Andrew, Kathryn, and Cody Milner, Christopher, Kyle, and Kayla Reeves, Elora and Anthony Orazio, and Kristen and Taylor Marranzini. He was the brother of Peter M. Orazio, Marilyn (Paul) Doheny, Helen (James) Latham and John (Karen) Orazio. He also leaves his aunt, Helen Novakunski,
a cousin, Randy Padula and sisters-in-law Patti McCann, Janice McCann and Nancy Hewitt and numerous nieces and nephews.
A 1955 graduate of Laurel High School in Laurel, MD, Allen attended Capital Radio and Electrical Institute in Washington, D.C. before moving back to Massachusetts. He was employed for many years at Hollingsworth & Vose Paper Company in West Groton, Massachusetts, where he lived and raised his family before moving to The Villages in 2004.
Allen was an avid photographer and enjoyed taking photos of his family and friends. When he moved to The Villages he took up golf, bocci and square dancing. He became a member of the Morven Mixers and enjoyed many social activities with neighbors and friends. He belonged to the Orange Blossom Square Dance Club and The Orange Blossom Specials where he enjoyed traveling with the club for dance exhibitions. Allen loved to dance and was happiest when dancing the polka with his beloved wife, Judy.
Contributions can be made in Allen’s memory to Cornerstone Hospice, 601 Casa Bella, The Villages, Florida 32162, or The National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation
PO Box 1848, Longmont, Colorado 80502.