Orlando “PeeWee” Baldwin, Sr., 78 of New Britain, CT passed away at home peacefully Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at home. Orlando was born in Elba, Alabama on May 29, 1942 and was the son of the late Roy Sr. and Ortavie (Williams) Baldwin. He was one of twelve children. Orlando eventually left Alabama and traveled to Connecticut where he met and married his wife Nellie. He worked at The Fafnir Bearing Company for over twenty+ years. Orlando loved to play softball as a pitcher and short stop position. He also loved to take vacation trips with his family. Orlando was a true die hard New York Yankees fan. He was a devoted husband and loving father to his family and he will be missed.
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Orlando is survived by his three children Natalie Alston husband Robert, Serenia Baldwin and Orlando Baldwin Jr., his five grandchildren Christopher Thomas, Khyre Alston, Orlando Baldwin, III, Jasmyn Alston and Savion Alston. Orlando was predeceased by his loving wife Nellie Fort Baldwin married for forty-eight years.
A Celebration of Orlando’s life will be held Wednesday August 12, 2020 at the Paul A. Shaker Funeral Home, 764 Farmington Avenue. Committal service and final resting place will be in Fairview Cemetery, 120 Smalley St., New Britain, CT. Relatives and friends may call at the Paul A. Shaker Funeral Home, Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Service of Comfort and Compassion provided by the Paul A. Shaker Funeral Home. To extend condolences to the Baldwin family or to share a memory of Orlando, please visit SHAKERFUNERALHOME.COM