Orlando Mercado Mojica
Orlando Mercado Mojica
  • August 25, 1932 - September 30, 2017
  • San Jose, California

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Orlando Mercado Mojica "Papi" passed away peacefully in his home in San Jose, CA on September 30th, 2017. He was born in Beni, Bolivia on August 25th 1932. Served in the Bolivian Air Force, obtained degrees and teaching credentials in English while serving in the Panama Canal Zone, completing his studies in Bolivia, and obtaining further credentials at Michigan State University.He is survived by his son Orlando of Santa Cruz, Bolivia, daughters Elizabeth (Leslie) of Abbottsford, Canada, Sonia (William) of Saratoga, CA, Myrna (Daniel) of San Jose, CA and Mariely (Ashkan) of San Jose, CA, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his wife Denny Antelo Jordan de Mercado. A memorial service will be held on Monday October 9, 2017 at 11:00 am at Willow Glen Funeral Home 1039 Lincoln Avenue, San Jose, CA 95125 The viewing/visitation will be held from 11am to the time of service.