Lena T. RomanoFebruary 01,2013
Lena T. RomanoLena T. Romano, 100
WOODSTOCK — Lena T. Romano, 100, died Jan. 30, 2013, at The Woodstock Terrace, Woodstock, Vt.
She was born in Danby, Vt., Feb. 26, 1912, daughter of Antonio and Luigia (Brevetti) Garofano.
Lena married Francisco B. Romano at Christ the King Church in Rutland.
Mrs. Romano was a longtime Rutland resident, moving to Woodstock in 2011.
She worked as a foster grandparent in the Rutland school system until the age of 92.
Mrs. Romano was a member of Our Lady of the Snows Church in Woodstock and a former member of Christ the King Church in Rutland.
She enjoyed family, Italian cooking, fashion, music and gardening.
Surviving are two sons, Frank J. Romano and his wife Elizabeth of Woodstock, Anthony Romano of Tucson, Ariz.; a sister, Amelia Bellski of Rutland; 12 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband, Francisco B. Romano, on Jan. 11, 1955; a son, Robert Romano; daughter-in-law, Joyce Merrill Romano; and 13 siblings.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at Christ the King Church in Rutland. A reception will follow at the Rutland Country Club.
Friends may call at the Clifford Funeral Home on Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. A prayer service will be held at 4 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to Shelter The Homeless Committee, care of Our Lady of the Snows Church, PO Box 397, Woodstock, VT 05091.
- Most Popular
- Most Emailed
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day in 1618, English author, poet, soldier, adventurer Sir Walter Raleigh is beheaded for conspiring to overthrow King James I, but more likely to mollify offenses to Spain. His executioner has to implore him for silence.
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day in 1492, Italian explorer, admiral of the ocean sea, Christopher Columbus, sailing for the Spanish crown, 'discovers' Cuba; on this day in 1964, U.S. officials deny American involvement in bombing North Vietnam.
- Video: Fire engulfs house on Pine Street
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day in 1936, Mrs. Wallis Warfield Spencer Simpson, mistress of King Edward VIII, is granted her second divorce, enabling her to marry the king. The government, the Church of England and the London Times have another idea.
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: V-2 No. 13, launched this day in 1946 from White Sands, New Mexico, takes first photographs of Earth from the edge of the planet's outer atmosphere; 1947: Walt Disney testifies before HUAC, names employees he says are communists.
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: Vermont's brand discussed at Killington, state's attorney candidates Marc Brierre and Rose Kennedy profiled, Curtis reports about Rutland police chief's new job, and four arrested, charged for heroin, crack sales.