Darlene LaVonn Orduño died Sept. 20, 2015 at the age of 80. She was born Dec. 11, 1934 in Los Angeles to James and Mildred Learnihan.
Mrs. Orduño was a paraeducator, working in special education. A North Fork resident since 2000, she enjoyed cooking, antiques, collectibles, and was an animal lover.
She is preceded in death by her parents.
She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Edward of North Fork; children, Catherine Orduño and spouse Tim Davis of Arroro Grande; Jeanine Orduño-Levine and husband Paul of New Palestine, In.; siblings Julie Victorino and James Learnihan; and three grandchildren.
A memorial service was held in North Fork last weekend.
Donations can be made in her name to Make-A-Wish Foundation, at wish.org.